Tantum Ergo - Irish Version




Sung during benediction.

                 I
G                      C       G
Tantum ergo Sacramentum
          C        G D G
Veneremur cernui
                       D     G
Et antiquum documentum
                     C D
novo cedat ritui
G                        C      G
Praestet fides supplementum
            C       GDG
Sensuum defectui

                II
G               C    G
Genitori, Genitoque
              C   GDG
Laus et jubilatio
                       D        G
Salus, honor, virtus quoque
                     C D
Sit et benedictio
G                   C    G
Procedenti ab utroque
               C        GDG
Compar sit laudatio.
D  G
A-men


English Translation 
               I
Down in adoration falling,
Lo! the sacred Host we hail,
Lo! oe'r ancient forms departing
Newer rites of grace prevail;
Faith for all defects supplying,
Where the feeble senses fail.
                II
To the everlasting Father,
And the Son Who reigns on high
With the Holy Spirit proceeding
Forth from each eternally,
Be salvation, honor blessing,
Might and endless majesty.


Learned from Tisrara Parish with Mary Healy.
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