Catholic Activity: Hymn: Where Charity and Love Prevail
Hymn: Ubi Caritas, tr. Omer Westendorf (1961)
Tune: CHRISTIAN LOVE, CM, by Paul Benoit (1961)
Where charity and love prevail,
there God is ever found;
Brought here together by Christ’s love,
by love are we thus bound.
With grateful joy and holy fear
His charity we learn;
Let us with heart and mind and soul
now love him in return.
Forgive we now each other’s faults
as we our faults confess;
And let us love each other well
in Christian holiness.
Let strife among us be unknown,
let all contention cease;
Be His the glory that we seek,
be ours His holy peace.
Let us recall that in our midst
dwells God’s begotten Son;
As members of His body joined,
we are in Him made one.
No race or creed can love exclude,
if honored be God’s name;
Our family embraces all
whose Father is the same.