See the Paraclete descending

Representative Text

1 See the Paraclete descending,
Burning with celestial fire;
Grace and truth on him attending,
Men with heav'nly love inspire.

Let us, Allleluias singing,
Offer Him our grateful lays.
He all heav'nly graces bringing,
Merits everlasting praise.

3 Men in every danger fearing,
Now the greatest dangers scorn;
Amidst tortures persevering,
Show themselves in Christ new-born. [Chorus]

4 Fishermen, by Thee instructed,
Jesus, to the world proclaim;
Infants, by Thy grace conducted,
Rather die than slight His name. [Chorus]

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 #62

Text Information

First Line: See the Paraclete descending
Refrain First Line: Let us, Alleluias singing
Copyright: Public Domain


VESPER HYMN (Bortnianski)

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