On the dates close to the Canonization of Mother Candida, our sister
wrote a document entitled
“FOR GOD… FOR A LAND WITHOUT BORDERS…”
and which had as its subtitle.
“History and message of the Hymn to M. Candida Maria de Jesus”.
In Pilar’s document we find a
HISTORY of the hymns to Mother Candida and the history of the current hymn.
and in particular on the history of the current hymn. It is a journey that not only provides us with quantitative data but also prepares us to enter the second part of the document, which focuses on the MESSAGE.
Commission for the celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the foundation of the Congregation
offers us, young and old, a material to deepen
material to deepen our understanding of the history and message of what is for us today “the hymn” of our Mother Foundress.
according to the Royal Spanish Academy
a poetic or musical composition in honor of heroes, in praise of God or the saints; its purpose is to exalt a person, celebrate memorable events or express joy or enthusiasm for the person or for the events; this is a poetic or musical composition in honor of heroes, in praise of God or the saints; its purpose is to exalt a person, celebrate memorable events or express joy or enthusiasm for the person or for the events; this A musical composition becomes emblematic for a community, which identifies it and unites those who interpret it.
We thank you:
José Antonio Sainz Alfaro
. The quality of their music and singing makes us experience strongly what unites and binds us as a family.
To the authors of the original hymn: lyrics by
Mr. Juan José Pérez Ormazábal
a priest of the diocese of Vitoria and professor of literature in the seminary; and music composed by
composer and pianist from Guipuzcoa.
Mª Pilar Linde Cirujano
(Daughter of Jesus) for her article, written on May 31, 2016, which leads us to the “metahistory” of the hymn, enlivening in those of us who know it feelings, affections and resonances and awakening, in those who did not know it, interest and depth, and in all, a sense of belonging to the great Family of Mother Candida.