O Sanctissima

Representative Text

O sanctissima, O piissima,
Dulcis virgo Maria!
Mater amata, intemerata,
Ora, ora pro nobis.

Tu solatium et refugium,
Virgo mater Maria!
Quidquid optamus, per te speramus,
Ora, ora pro nobis.

Source: Catholic Book of Worship III #468

Tune

SICILIAN MARINERS

SICILIAN MARINERS is traditionally used for the Roman Catholic Marian hymn "O Sanctissima." According to tradition, Sicilian seamen ended each day on their ships by singing this hymn in unison. The tune probably traveled from Italy to Germany to England, where The European Magazine and London Review…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #690

Text

Catholic Book of Worship III #468

Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #734

TextAudio

TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #599

TextPage Scan

Worship (3rd ed.) #712

Include 31 pre-1979 instances
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