The Word, descending from above

The Word, descending from above

Author: Thomas Aquinas
Published in 12 hymnals

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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Author: Thomas Aquinas

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American Catholic Hymnal #66

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Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #75

Eucharistica #d50

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #377

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #377

Laudate Hymnal and Choir Book #d106

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Lyra Catholica #160

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Plymouth Collection #a496

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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #496

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The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book #496

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The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book. Singers' ed., Melody ed. #50

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