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A Saint's Christmas Carol

12/13/2008 - 9:14 AM PST

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Composed by a Saint!

(ôHe came down from the heavensö)
Text and Music by St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

DENVER, CO (December 13, 2008) - Go to the ôHomeö page at to hear this beautiful hymn written by one of the Churchĺs greatest saints, a doctor of the Church, and the founder of the Redemptorists!

Written over 250 years ago, itĺs still the most popular Christmas carol in Italy today! Giuseppe Verdi, the great 19th century composer of operas, said of Tu Scendi: ôChristmas is not Christmas without Tu Scendi!ö

The carol is just one of several hymns by St. Alphonsus featured on the CDs, ôPraying the Rosary with St. Alphonsus Maria Liguoriö and ôPraying the Seven Sorrows of Mary with St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori,ö both available through Little Lamb Music at or by calling 1-800-231-1207.

For more information contact:
Bruce Crane
Redemptorist Fathers & Brothers
Denver Province
1230 South Parker Road
Denver, CO 80231


Redemptorists Denver Province  CO, 80231 US
Bruce Crane - Communications, 303 565-5450




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