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Come, thou holy Paraclete (Elizabeth Mary Raymond-Barker)
Elizabeth Mary Agnes Hackett was born in Leicester in 1829. She married the Rev. Frederick Mills Raymond-Barker (1815-1892), an 1843 graduate of Oriel College, Oxford. He purchased Bisley Manor near Stroud in Gloucestershire in 1854, but in 1867 both the Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond-Barker were received into the Church of Rome. Elizabeth Mary Agnes Hackett Raymond-Barker wrote the tune "Paraclete," for the 13th.-century hymn, "Veni sanctus Spiritus," which was translated into English by the Rev. John Mason Neale. Mrs. Raymond-Barker died in Hayward's Heath, Sussex, in 1916.

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Gian Lorenzo Bernini, stained glass window of the Holy Spirit as a Dove, ca. 1660. St. Peter's Basilica, Rome
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