888. Come Adore

1 Come adore this wondrous presence,
Bow to Christ the source of grace.
Here is kept the ancient promise
Of God's earthly dwelling place.
Sight is blind before God's glory,
Faith alone may see his face.

2 Glory be to God the Father,
Praise to his co-equal Son,
Adoration to the Spirit,
Bond of love, in Godhead one.
Blest be God by all creation
Joyously while ages run.

Text Information
First Line: Come adore this wondrous presence (Tantum ergo Sacramentum)
Title: Come Adore
Latin Title: Tantum Ergo
Author: Thomas Aquinas, 1227-1275
Translator: James Quinn, SJ, b. 1919
Publication Date: 1988
Meter: 8 7 8 7 8 7
Topic: Rites of the Church: Benediction
Language: English
Copyright: Trans. © 1969, James Quinn, SJ. By permission fo Geoffrey Chapman, a division of Cassell Ltd.
Tune Information
Name: ST. THOMAS (Wade)
Composer: John F. Wade, 1711-1786
Meter: 8 7 8 7 8 7
Key: C Major

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