83. O Saving Victim, Opening Wide

1 O saving Victim, opening wide
the gate of heaven to us below,
our foes press on from every side:
thine aid supply, thy strength bestow.

2 All praise and thanks to thee ascend
for evermore, blest One-in-Three;
O grant us life that shall not end
in our true native land with thee.

Text Information
First Line: O saving Victim, opening wide
Title: O Saving Victim, Opening Wide
Translator (st. 1): Edward Caswall (1814-1878)
Author (attributed to): Thomas Aquinas (1225?-1274)
Translator (st. 2): John Mason Neale (1818-1866)
Publication Date: 1998
Meter: LM
Scripture: Psalm 27; John 10:1-10; Hebrews 9:11-15
Topic: Eucharist; Salvation/Redemption
Tune Information
Name: VERBUM SUPERNUM
Harmonizer: Alfred Leslie Rose, SSJE (1890-1970)
Meter: LM
Source: Mechlin plainsong, Mode 8
Copyright: Harm. © The Society of St. John the Evangelist



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