Monthly Archives: February 2018

God Of Mercy! Let Us Run

This hymn is used for the Lauds on the (September) Feast of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. … Continue reading

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Mother Of Mercy! Day By Day

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for To Our Blessed Lady in that hymnal: Mother of Mercy! day by day My love of thee grows more … Continue reading

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Gardiens Des Célestes Portiques

Ce sont les lyriques de cet hymne juste comme elles apparaissent dans l’hymnaire “Choix de Cantiques Pour Toutes Les Fêtes de l’Année.” Gardiens des célestes portiques, Esprits, ministres de l’Agneau, Pourquoi ces fêtes, ces cantiques? Quel est ce spectacle nouveau? … Continue reading

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Unchanging And Unchangeable, Before Angelic Eyes

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Sacred Heart in that hymnal: Unchanging and Unchangeable, before angelic eyes, The Vision of the Godhead in its tranquil beauty … Continue reading

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O Mighty Mother! Why That Light

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Descent of the Holy Ghost in that hymnal: O mighty Mother! why that light In thine uplifted eye? … Continue reading

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No Track Is On The Sunny Sky

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Mission of the Holy Ghost in that hymnal: No track is on the sunny sky, No footprints on … Continue reading

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Why Is Thy Face So Lit With Smiles

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Ascension in that hymnal: Why is thy face so lit with smiles, Mother of Jesus! why? And wherefore … Continue reading

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