1474. Father, We Praise Thee

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

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

3. All holy Father, Son and equal Spirit,
Trinity blessèd, send us Thy salvation;
Thine is the glory, gleaming and resounding
Through all creation.

Text Information
First Line: Father, we praise Thee, now the night is over
Title: Father, We Praise Thee
Latin Title: Nocte surgentes vigilemus omnes
Author: Gregory I, 540-604
Translator (from Latin): Percy Dearmer
Meter: 11.11.11.5
Language: English
Source: The English Hymnal (London: Oxford University Press, 1906), number 165
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: CHRISTE SANCTORUM
Composer: Anonymous (1681)
Meter: 11.11.11.5
Incipit: 53432 13455 65567
Key: E♭ Major
Source: French church tune, Paris Antiphoner, 1681
Copyright: Public Domain



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