Category Archives: Charles Coffin

Happy Are They, They That Love God

This hymn was used for Vespers on Tuesdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). Happy are they, they that love God, Whose hearts have Christ confessed, Who by His cross have found their life, And ’neath His yoke … Continue reading

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The Lord Hath Burst The Bonds Of Death

This hymn was used for Vespers I on the Feast of Sts. Philip and James the Apostles in the Paris Breviary (1736). At the time, this feast was celebrated on May 1. From 1955 to 1969 it was celebrated on … Continue reading

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At Length Draws Near The Long-Expected Day

This hymn was used for Nocturns on the Feast of Sts. Philip and James the Apostles in the Paris Breviary (1736). At the time, this feast was celebrated on May 1. From 1955 to 1969 it was celebrated on May … Continue reading

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Our Prayer Is Heard: The Holy Dove

This hymn was used for Lauds of Pentecost in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Our prayer is heard: the holy Dove, Sent from the Father’s … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Ghost, Thou Source Of Good!

This hymn was used for Vespers I of Pentecost in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Come, Holy Ghost, thou source of good! For lo! the … Continue reading

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Remember! Now Thy Work Is Done!

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II for the Feast of the Ascension in the Paris Breviary (1736).  This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church: Redeemer! now thy work … Continue reading

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Protected By The Almighty Hand

This hymn was used for Vespers for the Easter Season from Low Sunday to Ascension in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Protected by the Almighty hand, … Continue reading

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