Cor Jesu, Caritátis Víctima

I first came across this chant of the Sacred Heart eight years ago and fell in love with its simplicity and mystery. Last year I was in need of a simple alternatim piece for a children's choir workshop Elizabeth and I were conducting. Below was the outgrowth of that need. Thanks to all of the Lincoln Diocese Sacred Music Campers who premiered it in August 2019 at St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel UNL Newman Center, Lincoln, NE. Below is a later recording at the Chapel of Ss. Peter and Paul, Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary, FSSP (Denton, NE).

The score will be coming soon to my online store.

Translation of Latin Text Response: Come let us adore the Heart of Jesus, victim of charity! Verse 1: Greater love than this no one has, that one would lay down his life for his friends. Verse 2: Christ has layed down His life for us, and has washed us from our sins in His own Blood. Glory be to the...

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