Glory to God the Father

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Glory to God the Father,
the unbegotten One;
all honour be to Jesus,
his sole-begotten Son;
and to the Holy Spirit -
the perfect Trinity.
Let all the worlds give answer,
'Amen, so let it be'.

Translator: Duncan Macgregor

Born: September 18, 1854, Fort Augustus, Scotland. Died: October 8, 1923. MacGregor attended the parish school in Dunnichen, Forfarshire, and Aberdeen University. He was licensed by the Presbytery of Aberdeen in 1877 and worked as a missionary in Drumoak, Kincardine O’Neil, North Isles, Orkney, and Gardenstown. In 1881, he was ordained and became a minister in Inverallochy. He is remembered as a Gaelic scholar, liturgiologist, and poet.  Go to person page >

Author: St. Columba

Saint Columba (Irish: Colm Cille, 'church dove'; 7 December 521 – 9 June 597) was an Irish abbot and missionary credited with spreading Christianity in present-day Scotland. He founded the important abbey on Iona, which became a dominant religious and political institution in the region for centuries. He is the Patron Saint of Derry. He was highly regarded by both the Gaels of Dál Riata and the Picts, and is remembered today as a Christian saint and one of the Twelve Apostles of Ireland. Columba reportedly studied under some of Ireland's most prominent church figures and founded several monasteries in the country. Around 563 he and his twelve companions sailed to Iona in Scotland, then part of the Irish kingdom of Dál Riata, where th… Go to person page >

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First Line: Glory to God the Father
Translator: Duncan Macgregor
Author: St. Columba
Publication Date: 2005
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2005.


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