Category Archives: Multiple Authors

The Story Of The Cross

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed under Litanies: THE QUESTION. (Part 1) See him in raiment rent, With his blood dyed: Women walk sorrowing By his side. … Continue reading

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Pray When The Morn Is Breaking

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed under General Hymns: Pray when the morn is breaking, Pray when the noon is bright, Pray with the eve’s declining, Pray … Continue reading

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Days And Moments Quickly Flying

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in The Masque of Mary, and Other Poems (1858) where it is listed under the heading “Swiftness of Time”: Days and moments quickly flying, Blend the living with the … Continue reading

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Gentle Shepherd, Thou Hast Stilled

This is a German hymn for the burial of the dead. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in the 1858 edition of the Lyra Germanica: Gentle Shepherd, Thou hast still’d Now Thy little lamb’s long … Continue reading

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The Word Of God, Proceeding Forth (The English Hymnal)

This hymn is used in both Forms of the Roman Breviary as the hymn for Lauds on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi. The last two verses (O Salutaris Hostia) are sung at Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. It was also … Continue reading

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Of The Glorious Body Telling (The English Hymnal)

This hymn is one of the most beloved of the Church. It is used as the hymn for I & II Vespers on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi in The Roman & Paris Breviaries. It is used for Matins on … Continue reading

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Laud, O Sion, Thy Salvation (The English Hymnal)

This is the Sequence hymn for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi: This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for Holy Communion (Sequence): Laud, O Sion, … Continue reading

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Spouse Of Christ, In Arms Contending

This Sequence hymn comes from the 1665 Paris Missal for All Saints Day (Nov. 1). This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a sequence for All Saints … Continue reading

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Stars Of The Morning

Dr. Neale introduces this text in the original 1862 addition of Hymns of the Eastern Church as “A Cento from the Canon of the “Bodiless Ones.” Tuesday in the Week of the Fourth Tone.” The 5th edition, however, states that … Continue reading

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Oft In Danger, Oft In Woe

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1861) where it is listed under General Hymns: Oft in danger(1), oft in woe, Onward, Christians, onward go; Bear the toil, maintain the strife, Strengthened with the Bread … Continue reading

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