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PANGE LINGUA

The hymn "Sing, my tongue, the Savior's glory," from Vespers of the Feast of Corpus Christi. It is used as a processional hymn on Holy Thursday, Corpus Christi, during Forty Hours' Adoration, and generally in honor of the Blessed Sacrament. The two last verses, the Tantum Ergo, have long been sung at Benediction of the Blesses Sacrament. Written by St. Thomas Aquinas, it has numerous translations in all the modern languages.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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