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It Is No Earthly Summer’s Ray

In the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary, This hymn is used in multiple places in the Breviary, though divided into parts. The third verse and the closing doxology is used as the hymn for Lauds on the the Feast … Continue reading

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Hail, Patron Of Erin! Bright Star Of The West

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1906 edition of the St. Basil Hymnal: Hail, Patron of Erin! bright Star of the West, What land has not heard of thy fame? Dear, dear to my … Continue reading

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Hibernia’s Champion Saint, All Hail!

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1906 edition of the St. Basil Hymnal: Hibernia’s Champion Saint, all hail! With fadeless glory crown’d; The offspring of your ardent zeal, This day your praise shall sound. … 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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Come, Holy Spirit! From The Height

This is the Sequence hymn for Pentecost. This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for Veni Sancte Spiritus in that hymnal: Come, Holy Spirit! from the height … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, Come (Anonymous)

This hymn to the Holy Spirit is used frequently in the life of the Church, including ordinations, Pentecost and Confirmation. In the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary, it is used for Vespers on Pentecost. According to the Liber Hymnarius, … Continue reading

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Ye Servants Of Our Glorious King

According to Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867) & Cyber Hymnal, this text is based on the Roman Breviary hymn Æterna Christi Munera (Christo Profusum Sanguinem) from the Common of Apostles and of Martyrs. Hymns Ancient and Modern indicates that this hymn … Continue reading

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