Category Archives: John Ellerton

From East To West, From Shore To Shore

This hymn is used for Lauds during the Season of Christmas in both Forms. From east to west, from shore to shore, Let every heart awake and sing The holy Child whom Mary bore, The Christ, the everlasting King. Behold, … Continue reading

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Hail To The Lord Who Comes

Hail to the Lord who comes, Comes to His temple gate; Not with His angel host, Not in His kingly state; No shouts proclaim Him nigh, No crowds His coming wait. But, borne upon the throne Of Mary’s gentle breast, … Continue reading

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Welcome Happy Morning!

Welcome, happy morning! age to age shall say: Hell today is vanquished, Heav’n is won today! Lo! the dead is living, God forevermore! Him, their true Creator, all His works adore! Refrain: Welcome, happy morning! Age to age shall say. … Continue reading

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