Vós, Criaturas de Deus Pai

Author: St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi (Italian: San Francesco d'Assisi, born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, but nicknamed Francesco ("the Frenchman") by his father, 1181/1182 – October 3, 1226) was an Italian Catholic friar and preacher. He founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women’s Order of St. Clare, and the Third Order of Saint Francis for men and women not able to live the lives of itinerant preachers followed by the early members of the Order of Friars Minor or the monastic lives of the Poor Clares. Though he was never ordained to the Catholic priesthood, Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history. Francis' father was Pietro di Bernardone, a prosperous silk merchant. Francis lived the high-spirited life typic… Go to person page >

Translator: Isaac Nicolau Salum

Professor and university official, Universidade de São Paulo Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Vos, criaturas de Deus Pai, Aleluia!
Title: Vós, Criaturas de Deus Pai
English Title: All Creatures of Our God and King
Author: St. Francis of Assisi (c. 1225)
Translator: Isaac Nicolau Salum (c. 1948)
Meter: 8.8.8.8. with additions
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: Copyright translation 1990 JUERP. All rights reserved.

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LASST UNS ERFREUEN

LASST UNS ERFREUEN derives its opening line and several other melodic ideas from GENEVAN 68 (68). The tune was first published with the Easter text "Lasst uns erfreuen herzlich sehr" in the Jesuit hymnal Ausserlesene Catlwlische Geistliche Kirchengesänge (Cologne, 1623). LASST UNS ERFREUEN appeared…

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