Category Archives: Isaac Williams

Where The Angelic Hosts Adore Thee

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels (October 2) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of the hymn from Isaac Williams’s 1839 Hymns Translated from the Parisian … Continue reading

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And Are There Then Celestial Habitants

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary.. It is used for Vespers on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. It is also … Continue reading

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O Thou, Around Whose Everlasting Throne

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (September 29) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of this hymn from Isaac Williams’s Hymns Translated from the … Continue reading

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O Christ, Who Sit’st With God On High

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I & II and Nocturns on the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (September 29) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of this hymn from Isaac … Continue reading

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Deep Hidden By Divine Decree

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers during Advent in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Deep hidden, by divine decree, In the dark womb of destiny, The long delaying day appears, And shines through clouds of rolling years … 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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Lord In This Thy Mercy’s Day

Lord, in this Thy mercy’s day, Ere it pass for aye away, On our knees we fall and pray. Holy Jesu, grant us tears, Fill us with heart-searching fears, Ere that awful doom appears. Supplication on us pour, Let us … Continue reading

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