© 2018 Nicholas Lemme

nicholas lemme 

lincoln, ne, usa

TTbB | SSaA

Da Virtútis Méritum | 2018 | TTB & organ | 3'

Pentecost Sequence | Grant them virtues true reward...
 

This piece was intended for the Ordination of Priests

on Ember Saturday of Pentecost of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter in Omaha, NE 2018, whereby the sequence is

interrupted and finished after the ordination has taken place.

Here is a rehearsal recording before its premier.  

premiere:  May 2018 | Cathedral of St. Cecilia, Omaha, NE

TEXT

 

Da virtútis méritum

Da salútis éxitum,

Da perénne gáudium.

Amen.*

 

Give them virtue's sure reward,

Give them Thy salvation, Lord,

Give them joys that never end.

Amen.*

Verse 10 of the Pentecost Sequence Veni Sancte Spíritu