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

Let Gentiles Raise The Thankful Lay

This hymn is about St. Paul the Apostle. John Mason Neale lists it in The Hymnal Noted for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul (Jan. 25). This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the … Continue reading

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Paule Doctor Egregie

This hymn is about St. Paul the Apostle. John Mason Neale lists it in The Hymnal Noted for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul (Jan. 25). This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the … Continue reading

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Sing We Triumphant Hymns Of Praise

This hymn was used for Matins on the Solemnity of the Ascension in the York Breviary. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 edition of John Mason Neale’s Hymnal Noted, expanded edition (1854): … Continue reading

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Hail! Festal Day! For Evermore Ador’d

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 edition of John Mason Neale’s Hymnal Noted, expanded edition (1854). It is listed in that hymnal for Easter-Day and seven days after: Hail! Festal Day! for evermore … Continue reading

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The Word Of God Proceeding Forth

This hymn is used in both Forms of the Roman Breviary as the hymn for Lauds on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi. The last two verses (O Salutaris Hostia) are sung at Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. It was also … Continue reading

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Let Ev’ry Age And Nation Own

This hymn was used for the minor hours on Christmas in the York Breviary. Part I was used for Prime, Part II for Terce, Part III for Sext, Part IV for None. This is the text of this hymn as … Continue reading

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Maker Of Men, From Heav’n Thy Throne

This hymn is used for Vespers on Fridays throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. In the Ordinary Form, this hymn is used for the hymn for Vespers on Fridays of Weeks I & III of … Continue reading

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