Gloria laus

                                                                                           Schola Sanctae Scholasticae and St. Cecilia's Abbey                   

                                                                                           

                                                                                                                        Pluscarden Abbey, Scotland
                                                                                                                                                   (verses 1 - 3)

                                  Refrain:

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Glory and honour and praise be to you, Christ, King and Redeemer, to whom young children cried out loving Hosannas with joy.    (Repeat Refrain)


                                  Verses:

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1.  Israel’s King are you, King David’s magnificent offspring; 
     you are the ruler who come blest in the name of the Lord.  
     (Refrain)


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2.  Heavenly hosts on high unite in singing your praises; 
     men and women on earth and all creation join in.      
     (Refrain)


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3.  Bearing branches of palm, Hebrews came crowding to greet you; 
     see how with prayers and hymns we come to pay you our vows. 
     (Refrain)


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4.  They offered gifts of praise to you, so near to your Passion; 
     see how we sing this song now to you reigning on high.    
             
    (Refrain)


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5.  Those you were pleased to accept; now accept our gifts of devotion,  
      good and merciful King, lover of all that is good.  
(Refrain)


Palm Sunday

Use:  Hymn during the Palm Sunday Procession.  Preceeded by "Pueri Hebraeorum" (Antiphon at the Distribution of Palms) and "Hosanna filio David" (Antiphon at the Blessing of Palms). 


Note:  Music from the Parish Book of Chant (CMAA, 2012, page 262) 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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