Communion Antiphon – 15th OT (Psalm 84:4-5)

Rebecca De La Torre


Spanish version of this song:

Antífona de Comunión - 15º TO (Salmo 83, 4.5)

Lyrics / Letras

The sparrow finds a home,
and the swallow a nest for her young:
by your altars, O Lord of hosts, my King and my God.
Blessed are they who dwell in your house,
for ever singing your praise.
(Psalm 84:4-5)

Verse 1:

How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of hosts.
My soul is longing and yearning for the courts of the Lord.
My heart and my flesh cry out to the living God.
(Psalm 84:2-3)

Verse 2:

O Lord, God of hosts, hear my prayer;
give ear, O God of Jacob.
(Psalm 84:9)

Verse 3:

Turn your eyes, O God, our shield;
look on the face of your anointed.
(Psalm 84:10)

Verse 4:

One day within your courts
is better than a thousand elsewhere.
(Psalm 84:11)

Verse 5:

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end. Amen.
(Gloria Patri)