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This Slavonic setting of the Lourdes Hymn ("Immaculate Mary") has often been sung at devotional services in our church.

This hymn was reviewed as part of the Hymnal Project of the Metropolitan Cantor Institute. See the discussion page.

Sources

Father Stefan Papp printed four verses. with music, on page 87 of his collection, Duchovňi Pisňi (1969).

Eleven verses were included in a small booklet of pilgrimage hymns from the Sisters of Saint Basil in 1974.

In 1978, Monsignor William Levkulic published the first two verses (without music) of the Papp text, along with the second verse of the Uniontown setting, in The Divine Liturgy, a Book of Prayer. The hymn was not included in the Marian Hymnal (1984).