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O Salutaris Hostia

O Salutaris Hostia (săl´yōōtâr´Ĭs, sä´lōōtä´rĬs) [Lat.,=O saving victim], hymn to the Host, one of the two hymns regularly sung at the Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament in the Roman Catholic Church. The other hymn is Tantum ergo.O Salutaris is really the last two stanzas of a Corpus Christi hymn, Verbum supernum prodiens, probably written by St. Thomas Aquinas.

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O Salutaris Hostia

O Salutaris Hostia (O saving victim). RC hymn sung at Benediction and some other services to plainsong melody or one of many comp. settings.

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