Category Archives: Hugh T. Henry

Image Eterne Of God Most High

This hymn is used for Matins on the Solemnity of Christ the King in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Lauds on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. Image Eterne of God Most High, Thou light of Light, … Continue reading

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The Mount Of Olives Witnesseth

This hymn is used for Matins on the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary/Our Lady of Victory in the Extraordinary Form. The Mount of Olives witnesseth The awful agony of God: His soul is sorrowful to death, His sweat … Continue reading

Posted in English Translation of Non-English Hymn, Hugh T. Henry, Hymns By The Greats, Matins/Office of Readings, Non-English Hymns, Other Feast Days, Our Lady of the Rosary/Our Lady of Victory (Oct. 7), Roman Breviary, The Blessed Virgin Mary, The Church Year, The Communion of Saints, The Holy Rosary, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Proper of Saints, The Sorrowful Mysteries, Tune to Be Determined | 1 Comment

O House Of Nazareth The Blest

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Solemnity of the Holy Family in the Extraordinary Form. O House of Nazareth the blest, Fair hostess of the Lord, The Church was nurtured at thy breast And shared thy scanty hoard. … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, English Translation of Non-English Hymn, Hugh T. Henry, Hymns By The Greats, Morning Prayer/Lauds, Non-English Hymns, Pope Leo XIII, Roman Breviary, Solemnity of the Holy Family (Sunday in the Octave of Christmas), The Church Year, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary | 1 Comment

A Thousand Lights Their Glory Shed

This hymn is used for Matins/Office of Readings for the Solemnity of the Holy Family for both Forms. A thousand lights their glory shed On shrines and altars garlanded: While swinging censers dusk the air With perfumed prayer. And shall … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, English Translation of Non-English Hymn, Hugh T. Henry, Hymns By The Greats, Matins/Office of Readings, Non-English Hymns, Pope Leo XIII, Roman Breviary, Solemnity of the Holy Family (Sunday in the Octave of Christmas), The Church Year, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary | 1 Comment

Long Live The Pope!

Long live the Pope! His praises sound Again and yet again: His rule is over space and time; His throne the hearts of men: All hail! the Shepherd King of Rome, The theme of loving song: Let all the earth … Continue reading

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Holy God We Praise Thy Name

This hymn has a rather complex background as it is an English translation of a German paraphrase of the Te Deum attributed alternately to Nicetas of Remesiana and St. Ambrose. Here is the complete English translation: Holy God, we praise … Continue reading

Posted in Authorship Debated, Unknown, To Be Determined, English Translation of Non-English Hymn, German Hymns, Hugh T. Henry, Hymns By The Greats, Non-English Hymns, Praise to God, Saints of the Church (Canonized or Beatified), St. Ambrose, St. Nicetas of Remesiana, The Holy Trinity, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary | 1 Comment