O gracious Lord, Creator dear

O gracious Lord, Creator dear

Author: Gregory the Great
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Gregory the Great

Gregory I., St., Pope. Surnamed The Great. Was born at Rome about A.D. 540. His family was distinguished not only for its rank and social consideration, but for its piety and good works. His father, Gordianus, said to have been the grandson of Pope Felix II. or III., was a man of senatorial rank and great wealth; whilst his mother, Silvia, and her sisters-in-law, Tarsilla and Aemiliana, attained the distinction of canonization. Gregory made the best use of his advantages in circumstances and surroundings, so far as his education went. "A saint among saints," he was considered second to none in Rome in grammar, rhetoric, and logic. In early life, before his father's death, he became a member of the Senate; and soon after he was thirty and ac… Go to person page >

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First Line: O gracious Lord, Creator dear
Author: Gregory the Great

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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #34Page Scan
St. Basil's Hymn Book: Containing Daily Prayers, Prayers at Mass, Litanies #d114
St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d130
St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d110
St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d120
The Parochial Hymnal, a Select Collection #d87
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