Category Archives: John Chandler

O Happy Day, When First Was Poured

This hymn was used for Nocturns on the Feast of the Lord’s Circumcision (Octave of Christmas) in the Paris Breviary(1736). O happy day, when first was poured The blood of our redeeming Lord! O happy day, when first began His … Continue reading

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In Stature Grows The Heavenly Child

This hymn was used for Lauds for Sundays after the Octave of the Nativity until the Presentation unless Septuagesima occurs first  in the Paris Breviary(1736). In stature grows the heavenly child, With death before His eyes; A lamb unblemished, meek … Continue reading

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The Rolling Years At Length Fulfil

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers during Advent in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). The rolling years at length fulfil, The counsels of th’ Eternal will; More precious for the long delay, Shines forth from heaven the … Continue reading

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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 was used for Lauds for the Vigil of Pentecost in the Paris Breviary (1736). Ruler of the hosts of light, Death hath yielded to Thy Might; And Thy Blood hath marked a road Which will lead us back … 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). Now, my soul, thy voice upraising, Tell in sweet and mournful strain How the Crucified, enduring Grief, … 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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