The Parochial Hymn Book, Words and Melodies

The Parochial Hymn Book, Words and Melodies : Containing Prayers and Devotions for All the Faithful, Including Vespers, Compline, and All the Liturgical Hymns for the Year, Both in Latin and English (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Parochial Hymn Book, Words and Melodies: Containing Prayers and Devotions for All the Faithful, Including Vespers, Compline, and All the Liturgical Hymns for the Year, Both in Latin and English The aim of the compiler has been to aid parish priests and rectors of missions in promoting among their flocks good congregational singing. He has spared neither pains nor trouble to put together in liturgical and theological order the choicest Hymns he could find, adapting to them such melodies as he considered most capable of rendering their beauty and expressing their meaning. This collection of Hymns, the largest and most complete of its kind, contains all the chief truths of our holy religion; it likewise unfolds the meaning of the liturgical seasons and chief festivals of the ecclesiastical year; thus giving the faithful an insight into the sublimity of Catholic worship, and tending thereby to increase in their hearts love for God and Holy Church. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 700 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 36mm | 921g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024328800X
  • 9780243288007