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
Copyright: Public Domain



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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #34

St. Basil's Hymn Book #d114

St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d130

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St. Basil's Hymnal. Rev. ed. #d120

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