581. Father, We Praise You

1 Father, we praise you, now the night is over.
Active and watchful, standing now before you,
Singing, we offer prayer and meditation;
Thus we adore you.

2 Monarch of all things, fit us for your mansions;
Banish our weakness, health and wholeness sending.
Bring us to heaven, where your saints united
Joy without ending.

3 All-holy Father, Son, and equal Spirit,
Trinity blessed, send us your salvation;
Yours is the glory, gleaming and resounding
Through all creation.

Text Information
First Line: Father, we praise you, now the night is over
Title: Father, We Praise You
Original Language: Latin
Author: Gregory I, 540-604
Translator: Percy Dearmer, 1867-1936 (alt.)
Meter: 11 11 11 5
Language: English
Publication Date: 1993
Topic: Morning
Tune Information
Meter: 11 11 11 5
Key: D Major
Source: Antiphoner, Paris, 1681
Notes: Alternate setting: 343

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