Category Archives: John Chandler

Almighty Father, Just And Good

This hymn, also known as the Hymnus Eucharisticus, comes from Magdalen College, Oxford University where a centuries-old tradition has the choir sing a hymn to the Blessed Trinity from the tower at 5 a.m. on May Day (May 1). This is … Continue reading

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Oh, That Day Of Wrath Dismaying

This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, Lauds and Vespers during the weekdays of the 34th Week of … Continue reading

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Christ Is Our Corner-Stone, On Him Alone We Build

This hymn is used for Lauds in the Common of the Dedication of a Church in both Forms. It was used for Nocturns for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Paris Breviary of 1736. This is the … Continue reading

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O City Of Our God, Jerusalem The Blest!

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Extraordinary Form and for Vespers of the same Office in the Ordinary Form. It was used for Vespers I for the … Continue reading

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Oh! Happy The Departed Saint

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers II for the Common of Holy Women when not a Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive … Continue reading

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The Loving Heart, The Bounteous Hand

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds for the Common of Holy Women when not a Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. … Continue reading

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Blest Child Of God, Thy Hallowed Soul

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers II for the Common of Virgins when not a Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. … Continue reading

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