Category Archives: Charles Coffin

Again The Sunday Morn

This hymn was used for Lauds on Sunday in the Paris Breviary. Again the Sunday morn Calls us to prayer and praise; Waking our hearts to gratitude With its enlivening rays. But Christ yet brighter shone, Quenching the morning beam; … Continue reading

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Ad Templa Nos Rursus Vocat

This hymn was used for Lauds on Sunday in the Paris Breviary. Ad templa nos rursus vocat Surgentis auroræ nitor, Novasque pro læto monet Referre grates munere. At victor auroram suo Fulgore Christus obruit: Huic, magna cuius pars sumus, Iuvat … Continue reading

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Angels, Lament; Behold Your God

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers on Fridays throughout the year in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Angels, lament; behold, your God Man’s sinful likeness wears; Behold, upon the accursed tree Man’s sins the Saviour bears, O … Continue reading

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Great Mover Of All Hearts

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers on Saturdays throughout the year in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Great mover of all hearts, whose hand Doth all the secret springs command Of human thought and will, Thou, since … Continue reading

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The Advent Of Our God

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns (Matins) during Advent in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). The advent of our God* Our prayers must now employ, And we must meet Him on His road With hymns of holy … Continue reading

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On Jordan’s Bank The Baptist’s Cry

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds during Advent in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). On Jordan’s bank, the Baptist’s cry Announces that the Lord is nigh; Awake, and hearken, for he brings Glad tidings of the King … Continue reading

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Lo! From the Desert Homes

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Nativity of St. John the Baptist in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Lo! from the desert homes Where he hath hid so long, The new Elias comes, In sternest … Continue reading

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