Category Archives: Henry W. Baker

How Welcome Was The Call

How welcome was the call, And sweet the festal lay, When Jesus deigned in Cana’s hall To bless the marriage day! And happy was the bride, And glad the bridegroom’s heart, For He who tarried at their side Bade grief … Continue reading

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Now My Soul Thy Voice Upraising

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II on the Feast of the Five Wounds of Christ in the Paris Breviary (1736). Here is the text as it appears in Hymns Ancient & Modern (1867): Now, my soul, thy … Continue reading

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Sion’s Daughter Weep No More

This hymn is a hymn for Lauds on the Friday after Septuagesima Sunday, dedicated to the Prayer of Our Lord Jesus Christ on Mount Olivet. The text comes from the Office of the Instruments of the Passion, or the Passion … Continue reading

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