Holy Mary, Now We Crown You was first published in 1955. It was written by the Sulpician Priest, Fr. Melvin L. Farrell. He is the author of a number of books including Getting to Know the Bible: A Catholic Guide to Studying Scripture (2003). Holy Mary, Now We Crown You is set to the 1735 tune: Steiner by Johann Ludwig Steiner (1688-1761). The following video features a new musical setting by the contemporary Philippine composer and organist, Alejandro D. Consolacion II. It uses stanzas 3,4, and 5; plus the refrain. In the liturgy of the Hours, Holy Mary, Now We Crown You is used in the Commons of the Blessed Virgin Mary.