Category Archives: Dedication of A Church

O Word Of God Above

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O … Continue reading

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O Lord Of Hosts, Whose Glory Fills

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O Lord of Hosts, Whose Glory fills The bounds of the eternal hills, And yet vouchsafes, in Christian lands, To dwell in temples made … Continue reading

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We Love The Place, O God

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): We love the place, O God, Wherein Thine Honour dwells; The joy of Thine Abode All earthly joy excels. It is the House of prayer, Wherein Thy … Continue reading

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Christe, Cunctorum Dominator Alme

From what I have been able to discern so far, this hymn was used for the dedication of a church. More information will be posted as I come across it. Christe, cunctorum dominator alme Mente supremi generate Patris, Supplicum voces … Continue reading

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Christ Is Our Corner-Stone, On Him Alone We Build

This hymn is used for Lauds in the Common of the Dedication of a Church in both Forms. It was used for Nocturns for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Paris Breviary of 1736. This is the … Continue reading

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O City Of Our God, Jerusalem The Blest!

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Extraordinary Form and for Vespers of the same Office in the Ordinary Form. It was used for Vespers I for the … Continue reading

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Urbs Beata Vera Pacis

According to Cardinal Newman’s Hymni Ecclesiae, this hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Paris Breviary. This was not the case in the famous 1736 edition, and so … Continue reading

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