Lux alma, Jesu, mentium

detail from Transfiguration by Raphael, c.1519Also known as

  • Light of the Anxious Heart


Hymn for Lauds on the feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord, 6 August. Saint Bernard (1091-1153) was the author. It has eight translations. The English title given is by Cardinal Newman.

MLA Citation

  • “Lux alma, Jesu, mentium”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 August 2016. Web. 5 March 2021. <>