Scripture Verse

I see the heavens opened, and the Son of Man standing on the right hand of God. Acts 7:56


Edward Caswall
© National Portrait Gallery

Words: Tho­mas Aqui­nas (1227–1274) (O Sal­u­ta­ris Hos­tia). Trans­lat­ed from La­tin to Eng­lish by Ed­ward Cas­wall, 1849.

Music: O Sal­u­ta­ris Hos­tia Ab­bé Dieu­donne Du­guet (?-cir­ca 1767) (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Duguet (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?

Thomas Aquinas


O saving Victim, open wide
The gate of Heaven to man below;
Our foes press on from every side;
Your aid supply; Your strength bestow.

To your great name be endless praise;
Immortal Godhead, One in Three;
Grant us, for endless length of days,
In our true native land to be.