The Word, descending from above

The Word, descending from above

Author: Thomas Aquinas
Published in 11 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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A Hymnal and Vesperal for the Seasons and Principal Festivals of the Ecclesiastical Year #d79
American Catholic Hymnal: an extensive collection of hymns, Latin chants, and sacred songs for church, school, and home, including Gregorian masses, vesper psalms, litanies... #66Page Scan
Catholic Church Hymnal with Music #75Page Scan
Eucharistica: Verse and Prose in Honour of the Hidden God #d50
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #377Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #377Page Scan
Laudate Hymnal and Choir Book #d106
Lyra Catholica: containing all the hymns of the Roman breviary and missal, with others from various sources. Arranged for every day in the week, and the festivals and saints' days... #160Page Scan
Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #496Page Scan
The Baptist Hymn and Tune Book: being "The Plymouth Collection" enlarged and adapted to the use of Baptist churches #496Page Scan
The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book. Singers' ed., Melody ed. #50Page Scan
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