Author Archives: Noah

About Noah

musings of a young Catholic aspiring to be faithful to his Lord and God Jesus Christ through His Holy Catholic Church

Let Every Heart Exulting Beat

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II of the Feast of the Sweetest Name of Jesus (Aug. 7) in the Sarum Breviary. From what I can find, the hymn originated somewhere in 15th Century England. This is the … Continue reading

Posted in Authorship Debated, Unknown, To Be Determined, Breviaries, English Translation of Non-English Hymn, Evening Prayer / Vespers, Feast of the Sweetest Name of Jesus (Aug. 7 (now defunct)), Hymns By The Greats, Jesus Christ Our Lord, John David Chambers, Non-English Hymns, Offices of the Breviary, Other Feast Days, Sarum Breviary, The Church Year, The Holy Name of Jesus, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Liturgy of the Church, The Proper of Saints | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

From Highest Heaven The Eternal Son

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): From highest Heaven the Eternal Son, With God the Father ever One, Came down to suffer, and to die;— For Love of sinful man He bore Our … Continue reading

Posted in Henry W. Baker, Hymns By The Greats, In Time of Distress and Discouragement, Jesus Christ Our Lord, Praise to God, The Divine Mercy, The Mighty Acts of God | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christ Will Gather In His Own

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Christ will gather in His Own To the place where He is gone, Where their heart and treasure lie, Where our Life is hid on high. Day … Continue reading

Posted in Catherine Winkworth, English Translation of Non-English Hymn, German Hymns, Hymns By The Greats, Nikolaus von Zinzendorf, Non-English Hymns, The Faithful Departed | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

O Let Him, Whose Sorrow

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O let him, whose sorrow No relief can find, Trust in God, and borrow Ease for heart and mind. Where the mourner weeping Sheds the secret tear, … Continue reading

Posted in English Translation of Non-English Hymn, German Hymns, In Time of Distress and Discouragement, Non-English Hymns, Praise to God, Trust in God | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jesu, Meek And Gentle

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Jesu, meek and gentle, Son of God most High, Pitying, loving Saviour, Hear Thy children’s cry. Pardon our offences, Loose our captive chains, Break down every idol … Continue reading

Posted in The Christian Life And Mission | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

O Lord, How Happy Should We Be

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O Lord, how happy should we be If we could cast our care on Thee, If we from self could rest; And feel at heart that One … Continue reading

Posted in Praise to God, The Christian Life And Mission, Trust in God | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Ye Servants Of The Lord

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Ye servants of the Lord, Each in his office, wait, Observant of His heavenly Word, And watchful at His gate. Let all your lamps be bright, And … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Hope, Hymns By The Greats, Philip Doddridge, The Christian Life And Mission | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment