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Hymn for Palm Sunday

by Bishop Theodulf

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  • Description:
    A hymn composed by Theodulf bishop of Orleans, when prisoner at Angers, by order of Louis the Good. Sung during the procession on Palm Sunday in the Tridentine Rite.
  • Larger Work:
    The Liturgical Year
  • Pages: 216-217, Volume VI
  • Publisher & Date:
    Marian House, 1983

HYMN for Palm Sunday

Glory, praise, and honour be to thee, O Christ, our King, our Saviour; to whom the innocent children sang their fervent Hosanna.

R Glory, praise, &c.

Thou art the King of Israel, the glorious Son of David! Blessed art thou our King! that comest in the name of the Lord.

R Glory, praise, &c.

The whole heavenly host, in the highest heavens above, and men on earth, and all created things praise thee.

R Glory, praise, &c.

The Hebrew people, with palms, went forth to meet thee: behold, we, too, present ourselves before thee, with our prayers, desires, and hymns.

R Glory, praise, &c.

They offered the tribute of their praise to thee, when thou wast about to suffer; we sing our hymn to thee seated on thy throne.

R Glory, praise, &c.

They were pleasing to thee; grant that our devotion may also please thee, O dear and merciful King! to whom all is pleasing that is good.

R Glory, praise, &c.

Gloria, laus et honor, tibi sit, Rex Christe, Redemptor!

Cui puerile decus prompsit Hosanna plum.
R Gloria, laus.

Israel es tu Rex, Davidis et inclyta proles:

Nomine qui in Domini, rex benedicte, venis.

R Gloria, laus.

Coetus in excelsis, te laudat coelicus omnis,
Et mortalis homo, et cuncta create simul.

R Gloria, laus.

Plebs Hebraea tibi cum palmis obvia venit:

Cum prece, voto, hymnis, adsumus ecce tibi.

R Gloria, laus.

Hi tibi passuro solvebant munia laudis;

Nos tibi regnanti pangimus ecce melos.

R Gloria, laus.

Hi placuere tibi, placeat devotio nostra,
Rex bone, rex clemens, cui bona cuncta placent.

R Gloria, laus.

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