Adoro Te devote, latens Deitas

Translation

  • Hidden God, Devoutly I Adore Thee

Article

Hymn usually given in the “Thanksgiving after Mass”, in the Missal; it is often sung at Benediction. It was written by Saint Thomas Aquinas. There are about 25 translations. The English title given is by J. O’Hagan; the third verse reads:

On the Cross was veiled Thy’Godhead’s splendor,
Here Thy Manhood lieth hidden too;
Unto both alike my faith I render,
And, as sued the contrite thief. I sue.

MLA Citation

  • “Adoro Te devote, latens Deitas”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 22 October 2010. Web. 19 September 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/adoro-te-devote-latens-deitas/>