Category Archives: John Chandler

O Jesu, Lord of Light and Grace

This hymn is used for Lauds on Mondays throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Lauds on Mondays of Weeks I & III during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form. Here is the version of this … Continue reading

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Ruler Of The Hosts Of Light

This hymn is originally for the evening of Pentecost as well as Lauds of Pentecost. Ruler of the hosts of light, Death hath yielded to Thy Might; And Thy Blood hath marked a road Which will lead us back to … Continue reading

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Now My Soul Thy Voice Upraising

Now, my soul, thy voice upraising, Tell in sweet and mournful strain How the Crucified, enduring Grief, and wounds, and dying pain, Freely of His love was offered, Sinless was for sinners slain. Scourged with unrelenting fury For the sins … 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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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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