During our last fund drive one donor said this: "I love hymns ... If you asked for money, it means you need it! Please keep the work going. And please, accept my widow's mite. God bless you."

She was right. We only ask for money twice a year, and we do so because we need it.

So, before you close this box and move on to use the many resources on Hymnary.org, please prayerfully consider whether you might be able to make a gift to support our work. Gifts of any amount are appreciated, assist our work and let us know that we have partners in our effort to create the best database of hymns on the planet.

To donate online via PayPal or credit card, use the Calvin University secure giving site (https://calvin.quadweb.site/giving/hymnary).

If you'd like to make a gift by check, please send it to: Hymnary.org, Calvin University, 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

And to read more about big plans for Hymnary, see https://hymnary.org/blog/major-additions-planned-for-hymnary.

Cantemos un himno nuevo (A New Song of Joy and Wonder)

Hymn on One License

Ayer éramos tinieblas (Yesterday we lived in shadows)

Author: Juan Manuel Lara; Translator: Mary Louise Bringle
Tune: [Ayer éramos tinieblas]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Juan Manuel Lara

(no biographical information available about Juan Manuel Lara.) Go to person page >

Translator: Mary Louise Bringle

(no biographical information available about Mary Louise Bringle.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ayer éramos tinieblas (Yesterday we lived in shadows)
Title: Cantemos un himno nuevo (A New Song of Joy and Wonder)
Spanish Title: Ayer éramos tinieblas
Author: Juan Manuel Lara
Translator: Mary Louise Bringle
Language: English; Spanish
Refrain First Line: Cantemos un himno nuevo (A new song of joy and wonder)
Copyright: © 1979, 1990, The Benedictine Foundation of the State of Vermont, Inc.; Trans. © 2012, GIA Publications, Inc.



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #431

Santo, Santo, Santo #195

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.