The fiery sun now rolls away

The fiery sun now rolls away

Author: St. Ambrose
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: St. Ambrose

Ambrose (b. Treves, Germany, 340; d. Milan, Italy, 397), one of the great Latin church fathers, is remembered best for his preaching, his struggle against the Arian heresy, and his introduction of metrical and antiphonal singing into the Western church. Ambrose was trained in legal studies and distinguished himself in a civic career, becoming a consul in Northern Italy. When the bishop of Milan, an Arian, died in 374, the people demanded that Ambrose, who was not ordained or even baptized, become the bishop. He was promptly baptized and ordained, and he remained bishop of Milan until his death. Ambrose successfully resisted the Arian heresy and the attempts of the Roman emperors to dominate the church. His most famous convert and disciple w… Go to person page >

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First Line: The fiery sun now rolls away
Latin Title: Jam solis recedit
Author: St. Ambrose
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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Anthems, Hymns ... Usually Sung at the Catholic Church in Boston #d29

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Hymns, for the Use of the Catholic Church in the United States of America (New ed.) #68a

Popular Hymns for Youth #d140

Rohr's Collection of Favorite Catholic Melodies for Church, School, Home ... #d54

Rohr's Favorite Catholic Melodies #d59

Roman Catholic Manual, or Collection of Prayers, Anthems, Hymns, etc. #d33

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The Catholic Harp #64

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