Sunday, 30 May 2010

Trinity Sunday

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Most Holy Trinity.

All hail, adored Trinity!
all hail, eternal Unity!
O God the Father, God the Son,
and God the Spirit; Three-In-One.

To thee upon this festal day,
we offer up our thankful lay;
thou hearest in thy love's great wealth,
and praising thee is all our health.

Three Persons praise we evermore,
our only God our hearts adore;
in thy sweet mercy ever kind
may we our sure protection find.

O Trinity! O Unity!
Be present as we worship thee;
and with the songs that angels sing
unite the hymns of praise we bring.

Words: Anglo-Saxon, before the eleventh century
Trans. J. D. Chambers, 1852

Happy Sunday!

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