Category Archives: Saints of the Church (Canonized or Beatified)

His Cheering Message From The Grave

This hymn is used in multiple breviaries during Eastertide, however the translation below does not conform to any of the original Latin Breviary texts in how it is broken up and therefore I have not listed them here. It is … Continue reading

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The Day Draws On With Golden Light

This hymn is used in multiple breviaries during Eastertide, however the translation below does not conform to any of the original Latin Breviary texts in how it is broken up and therefore I have not listed them here. It is … Continue reading

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Take The Last Kiss – The Last For Ever!

This hymn is a translation of the Stichera of the Last Kiss at the close of the funeral liturgy in the Euchologion in the Byzantine Liturgy. The full text from which this hymn is translated is found in the Great … Continue reading

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The Day Is Past And Over

This hymn is a translation of troparia used during Great Compline in the Horologion in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern Church (1862). The text in … Continue reading

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Let Our Choir New Anthems Raise

This hymn is a cento of  Canon 1 at Orthros on the feast of Sts. Timothy and Maura, Martyrs (May 3) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of … Continue reading

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Safe Home, Safe Home in Port!

This hymn is a cento of  Canon 1 at Orthros on the feast of St. John Climacus (Mar. 30) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern … Continue reading

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O Happy Band Of Pilgrims

This hymn is a cento of  Canon 1 at Orthros on the feast of Sts. Chrysanthus and Daria, Martyrs (Mar. 19 Eastern Church / Oct. 25 Western Church) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears … Continue reading

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