Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Activity: Marian Hymn: Virgin Blessed, Thou Star the Fairest

Hymn that can be sung on Marian feast days. Italian Laude, 15th century. (Sing andante, or slowly.)

DIRECTIONS

1. Virgin blessed, Thou star the fairest,
Brighter none in heaven shining,
Never could my tongue be telling,
O Maria thy beauty rarest.

2. Virgin blessed, enthroned for ever,
Daughter of the Lord and Mother,
To my erring ways bring comfort,
Let Thy mercy forget me never.

Activity Source: Around the Year with the Trapp Family by Maria Augusta Trapp, Pantheon Books Inc., New York, New York, 1955

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Sons of Dominic Prepare for Family Synod 17 hours ago
Dominican theologians assess proposals for divorced and remarried 18 hours ago
The ‘Pope Francis effect’—changing the way the world sees the papacy 19 hours ago
Renewal with God Behind Us: Man Determines All July 28
Introducing the Church Fathers July 27

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
New management, new changes coming for reformed Vatican bank CWN - July 8
Sweeping reforms to Vatican's media, financial operations CWN - July 9
‘Even Genghis Khan didn’t do this’: Mosul emptied of Christians CWN - July 21