Monthly Archives: August 2014

Only Begotten, Word of God Eternal

Only begotten, Word of God eternal, Lord of creation, merciful and mighty, List to Thy servants, when their tuneful voices Rise to Thy presence. Thus in our solemn feast of dedication, Graced with returning rites of due devotion, Ever Thy … Continue reading

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The Choirs of Ransomed Israel

Here’s a hymn for the Feast of the Transfiguration which we celebrate today: The choirs of ransom’d Israel, The Red Sea’s passage o’er, Uprais’d the hymn of triumph Upon the further shore: And shouted, as the foeman Was whelmed beneath … Continue reading

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Now That The Daylight Fills The Sky

This hymn is used for Prime on Sundays and Weekdays throughout the year in the Extraordinary form. It is used for Lauds/Morning Prayer on Thursdays of Weeks II & IV during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form. Now that the … Continue reading

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