Adding to the Legacy: “Adoramus Te, Christe”

Continuing a campus tradition, the Loras College Choir recorded “Adoramus Te, Christe,” a hymn by Quirino Gasparini that has been sung at Loras for 44 years.

“Adoramus Te, Christe” was written by Theodore Dubois as a part of his “Seven Last Words of Christ.” In 1977, then-choral director Dr. Jack Broman introduced the piece to the Loras choir to sing in English. Every year since then, it has been sung on campus. It is now performed in both English and the original Latin.

Click the video below to enjoy the choir’s beautiful rendition of “Adoramus Te, Christe.” You can learn more about the Lora College choirs and other music programs by clicking here.

Nate Kaiser (’22) created the final video production.

About Loras College
Founded in 1839, Loras College leverages its historic roots as Iowa’s first college, the second oldest Catholic college west of the Mississippi River and one of the nation’s 10 diocesan colleges to deliver challenging, life-changing experiences as part of its residential, Catholic setting. In 2020, Loras was ranked the 16th Best Regional College in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report and one of America’s Top 200 Most Loved Colleges/Universities by Forbes Magazine for the fourth consecutive year. Loras students ranked No. 2 in the world as part of the global Peeptrade Investment Challenge while a second group ranked No. 4. For the 12th consecutive year, Loras Media Studies student-led television station (LCTV) was named the TV Station of the Year by the Iowa College Media Association (ICMA).