Christ, of the Angels’ Praise and Adoration / Christe, Sanctorum

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Christ, of the Angels’ Praise and Adoration / Christe, Sanctorum

Painting by Guido Reni, 1636 – WikipediaPROPER OF SAINTS – Christ, of the Angels’ Praise and Adoration is a translation by the Anglican priest, Fr. Thomas Isaac Ball (1838-1916) of Christe, Sanctorum usually ascribed to Rabanus Maurus (c.776-856). Educated under the Carolingian scholar, theologian, and poet Alcuin of York, Rabanus Maurus was ordained a priest in 814, then made the Abbot of the Benedictine Abbey at Fulda in 822,  and after retiring was appointed Archbishop of Mainz in 847. In the Roman Breviary Christe, Sanctorum is traditionally sung at Lauds on the Feast of St. Michael the Archangel (Sept. 29). Both Christe, Sanctorum and Christ, of the Angels’ Praise and Adoration can be sung to the tune: Christe Sanctorum, an

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