The text of the most famous Celtic hymn is so ancient that its authorship can not be claimed for certain. Be Thou My Vision, or Bi Thus a Mo Shúile in the modern Irish, is traditionally attributed to the 8th-century Irish poet, Saint Dallán Forgaill.
No matter its authorship, this much is true: Before it was sung around the world, Be Thou My Vision was sung on the Emerald Ilse by the faithful for centuries indeed.
This week’s Music Meditation is performed by Moya Brennan.
– Logan Henke, Music Minister