Category Archives: Dedication of A Church

From Highest Heav’n, The Father’s Son

This hymn is used for Lauds in the Common of the Dedication of a Church in both Forms.  From highest Heav’n, the Father’s Son. Descending like that mystic stone Cut from a mountain without hands, Came down below, and fill’d … Continue reading

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Jerusalem, Thou City 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.  Jerusalem, thou City blest! Dear vision of celestial … Continue reading

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Angularis Fundamentum

This hymn is used for Lauds in the Common of the Dedication of a Church in both Forms. According to Fr. Britt, this hymn is a continuation of “Urbs Ierusalem Beata.” Angularis fundamentum Lapis Christus missus est, Qui parietum compage … Continue reading

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Urbs Ierusalem Beata

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. Fr. Britt indicates this hymn continues as Angularis … Continue reading

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Only Begotten, Word of God Eternal

Only begotten, Word of God eternal, Lord of creation, merciful and mighty, List to Thy servants, when their tuneful voices Rise to Thy presence. Thus in our solemn feast of dedication, Graced with returning rites of due devotion, Ever Thy … Continue reading

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Not Here As To The Prophet’s Eye

Not here, as to the prophet’s eye, The Lord upon His throne appears; Nor seraphim responsive cry, “Holy! thrice holy!” in our ears: Yet God is present in this place, Veiled in serener majesty; So full of glory, truth and … Continue reading

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All Holy Holy Holy To Thee Our Vows We Pay

All Holy, Holy, Holy, to Thee our vows we pay With Eucharist and canticle on this our festal day. Thy Church with songs of triumph Thy glory celebrates; Glad City of the King most high, lift up, lift up thy … Continue reading

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