The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

The Holy Innocents To-day

Words: George R. Woodward

Source: Rev. George R. Woodward, The Babe Of Bethlehem, Being Some Christmas Carols (48 West Hill, Highgate Village, 1923), #11

1. The Holy Innocents to-day
Demand of Faithful quires a lay.

2. With gladsome voice and heart aglow
Benedicamus Vomino.

3. The little folk, by Herod ham,
Are call’d by Christ to life again.

4. So sweetly we at Childermas
Make answer Deo gracias.


This is one of many songs which relate to the Holy Innocents, whose feast day is December 28. For more, please see The Hymns Of The Holy Innocents.

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