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

Around The Throne Of God A Band

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for Michaelmas (Sept. 29):* Around the throne of God a band Of glorious Angels always stand; Bright things they … Continue reading

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Christ, The Fair Glory Of The Holy Angel

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of St. Michael as well as Vespers in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. On the Feast of St. Raphael, its first verse and the last three verses are used … Continue reading

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He Sat To Watch O’er Customs Paid

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for the Feast of St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist (Sept. 21): He sat to watch o’er customs paid, … Continue reading

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Saints Of God! Lo, Jesu’s People

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for the Feast of St. Bartholomew, Apostle (Aug. 24): Saints of God! Lo, Jesu’s people Age to … Continue reading

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O Let The Heart Beat High With Bliss

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II of the Feast of the Sweetest Name of Jesus (Aug. 7) in the Sarum Breviary.  This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) … Continue reading

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O Master, It Is Good To Be

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for the Feast of the Transfiguration (Aug. 6): O Master, it is good to be High on the … Continue reading

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O Light Of Light, By Love Inclined

This hymn is used for Lauds & Vespers II on the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord (Aug. 6) in the Sarum Breviary. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) … Continue reading

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