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Tongues, that earth may hear their call;
Fire, that Love may burn in all ! 2. Hear the speech before unknown !
Trembling crowds the wonder own;
Grant us, gracious Lord, we pray! 3. Thou Who didst our fathers guide,
With their children still abide ;
“ Teach me to do Thy will; for Thou art my God: Thy Spirit is good ; lead me into the land of uprightness."Ps. cxliii. 10. 74 HOLY Spirit, Lord of light,
From Thy clear celestial height
Come, Thou Light of all that live!
Dost refreshing peace bestow;
Solace in the hour of woe.
3 Light Immortal, Light Divine !
And our inmost being fill.
All his good is turned to ill. 4. Heal our wounds; our strength renew;
On our dryness pour Thy dew;
Wash the stain of guilt away;
Guide the steps that go astray. . 5. Thou, on all who evermore
Thee confess, and Thee adore,
In Thy sev’nfold Gifts descend :
Give them joys which never end.
Pure and spotless homes for Thee:
Unto all eternity. Alleluia. “I will pray the Father, and He shall give you another Comforter, that He may abide with you for ever, even the Spirit of Truth.” -S. John, xiy. 16, 17. 75 SPIRIT of mercy, truth, and love !
O shed Thy influence from above,
The wonders of this sacred day. 2. In ev'ry clime, by ev'ry tongue,
Be God's amazing glory sung:
Let all the list'ning earth be taught
The works our great Redeemer wrought. 3. Unfailing Comfort, Heav'nly Guide,
Still o'er the Holy Church preside :
" The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance."--Gal V. 22, 23.
76 SPIRIT of truth, on this Thy day,
To Thee for help we cry,
of dark mortality.
Or tongues of various tone;
With fervour in our own. 3. If no prophetic voice we hear,
Nor wondrous power we share,
And bless Thee in our prayer. 4. Though tongues may cease, and power decay,
And knowledge empty prove,
With Faith, with Hope, with Love 5. Praise to the Father, and the Son
Who from the dead arose :
age on ages flows. Alleluia.
Trinity Sunday. “O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are His judgments, and His ways past finding out !"-Rom. xi. 33. 77 THRICE Holy God of wondrous might,
O Trinity of love divine,
And everlasting joys are Thine.
About Thee shine such dazzling rays,
Adoring, tremble as they gaze.
Confess Thee in "Thine own great Name; By hope they taste the rich reward,
Which faith already dares to claim. 4. Father, may we Thy law fulfil,
Blest Son, may we Thy precepts learn,
Our feet unto Thy counsels turn. 5. Yea, Father, may Thy will be done,
And may we thus Thy name adore,
And Holy Ghost, for evermore! Amen.
“And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, Holy, Holy, is the Lord of Hosts; the whole earth is full of His glory.". Isa. vi. 3. 78 FATHER of all, to Thee we raise
The tribute of our grateful praise,
2. Thou too, O Jesu, be ador’d,
The only Son, th’ Almighty Lord;
Didst not abhor the Virgin's womb. 3. Who, on the Cross a Victim made,
The ransom of the world hast paid;
The hope of life has dawn'd again.
The Virgin at the destin'd hour
Eternal Spirit, praise to Thee ! 5. Three Persons, but One God, Whose grace
Both forms and saves our human race,
“There are Three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost; and these Three are One.” -1 S. John, v. 7. 79 FATHER of Light! O shine on us
With Thy bright beams of love;
And fix our hearts above. 2. O Lord ! Who, lifted up,
From earth's vile chains set free. 3. O Holy Well of Life! refresh
Our weary souls in Thee;
The ALMIGHTY ONE in THREE. Amen.