Hail Thee, Festival Day

In many churches, including Episcopal churches, the Day of Pentecost is a day to sing “Hail Thee, Festival Day” with joy and thanksgiving. The hymn is often used on Easter, the Feast of the Ascension, and Pentecost. Here is a version shared on Easter (but sure to get you into the joy of Pentecost, listen for the verse beginning “Spirit of life and of power”):

Want to know more about the hymn? Check out Hymnary.org for this particular version of the hymn.

Do you have a favorite “Pentecost Hymn”? Let us know in the Comment section.

Author: Daniel Rondeau

I am a husband and father and an Episcopal Priest (from the Diocese of San Diego; "Retired" due to illness).

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