Category Archives: Civic and Natural Order

Come, Holy Spirit, God Of Might

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Come, Holy Spirit, God of might, The Comforter of all, Teach us to know thy word aright, That we may never … Continue reading

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Parata Cum Te Poscerent

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Solemnity of the Assumption in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Parata cum te poscerent, O Virgo, cæli præmia , Purum sacratis artubus Amor resolvit spiritum. Sed victa partu mors … Continue reading

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Immense Cæli Conditor

This hymn is used for Vespers on Mondays throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Vespers on Mondays of Weeks I & III during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form. It was … Continue reading

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Lord Of Immensity Sublime!

This hymn is used for Vespers on Mondays throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers on Mondays of Weeks I & III during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form. Lord of immensity sublime! Who, lest … Continue reading

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I Sing the Mighty Power of God

I sing the mighty power of God,* That made the mountains rise, That spread the flowing seas abroad, And built the lofty skies. I sing the wisdom that ordained The sun to rule the day; The moon shines full at … Continue reading

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God Of Our Fathers

God of our fathers, whose almighty hand Leads forth in beauty all the starry band Of shining worlds in splendor through the skies Our grateful songs before Thy throne arise. Thy love divine hath led us in the past, In … Continue reading

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