Attende Domine

                                                                                                                  Schola Sanctae Scholasticae, UK


                                Refrain:

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Look down, O Lord, and have mercy, for we have sinned against thee.


                                Verses:

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1.   To thee, high King, Redeemer of all, 
      weeping we lift our eyes;              
      hear, Christ, the prayers of thy servants.  
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2.   Right hand of the Father, cornerstone,
      path of salvation and gate of heaven,
      cleanse the stains of our sins.
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3.  O God, we pray thy majesty,
     lend thy holy ears to our sighs,
     mercifully forgive our offenses.  
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4. To thee we confess committed sin,
     with contrite heart we unveil hidden faults;
     may thy mercy, Redeemer, forgive.
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5.  Seized though innocent, led away unresisting,
     condemned by  false witness in place of the guilty,
     Christ keep those whom thou hast redeemed.  
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Lent

Suggested use:  Mass:  Offertory, Communion


Note:  Music from the Parish Book of Chant (CMAA, 2012, page 250) and used with permission from The Church Music Association of America. Book can be purchased at  amazon.com  and is also available by download from http://media.musicasacra.com/pdf/pbc-web.pdf

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