Category Archives: John Mason Neale

Light’s Abode, Celestial Salem

This hymn is about the heavenly Jerusalem. John Mason Neale lists it as a hymn for All Saints Day in the Hymnal Noted. This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 edition of John Mason … Continue reading

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If There Be That Skills To Reckon

Mone lists this hymn under the title “De Gloria Caelestis Jerusalem in Communi.” John Julian indicates it is usually given for All Saints Day (Nov. 1). This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 edition … Continue reading

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The Praises That The Blessed Know

This hymn was used as the sequence hymn for the feast of St. Augustine of Hippo (Aug. 28) in a number of medieval Missals, particularly in France.  This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 … Continue reading

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Our Festal Strains To-Day Reveal

This hymn was used as the sequence hymn for the feast of St. Augustine of Hippo (Aug. 28) in a number of medieval Missals, particularly in France.  This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 … Continue reading

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The Church On Earth, With Answ’ring Love

This hymn was used in many medieval Missals as a sequence hymn for the Solemnity of All Saints (Nov. 1). This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 edition of John Mason Neale’s Hymnal Noted, … Continue reading

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The Mighty Host On High

This hymn was used for Lauds & Vespers II for the Feast of St. Raphael the Archangel in the Hereford Breviary. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 edition of John Mason Neale’s Hymnal … Continue reading

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The Sighs And The Sorrows

This sequence hymn was used for the Solemnity of the Annunciation (March 25) in the Paris Missal and several other Missals in France. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 edition of John … Continue reading

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