O salutaris hostia, Qu' coeli pandis ostium

O salutaris hostia, Qu' coeli pandis ostium

Author: Thomas Aquinas
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1 O Salutaris Hostia,
Quae coeli pandis ostium;
Bella premunt hostilia,
Da robur, fer auxilium.

2 Uni, trinoque Domino
Sit sempiterna gloria,
Qui vitam, sine termino,
Nobis donet in patria.

Source: Laudis Corona: the new Sunday school hymn book, containing a collection of Catholic hymns, arranged for the principal seasons and festivals of the year #162a

Author: Thomas Aquinas

Thomas of Aquino, confessor and doctor, commonly called The Angelical Doctor, “on account of," says Dom Gueranger, "the extraordinary gift of understanding wherewith God had blessed him," was born of noble parents, his father being Landulph, Count of Aquino, and his mother a rich Neapolitan lady, named Theodora. The exact date of his birth is not known, but most trustworthy authorities give it as 1227. At the age of five he was sent to the Benedictine monastery at Monte Cassino to receive his first training, which in the hands of a large-hearted and God-fearing man, resulted in so filling his mind with knowledge and his soul with God, that it is said the monks themselves would often approach by stealth to hear the words of piety and wisdo… Go to person page >

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First Line: O salutaris hostia, Qu' coeli pandis ostium
Author: Thomas Aquinas
Language: Latin
Copyright: Public Domain







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