Category Archives: Bl. John Henry Newman

Two Brothers Freely Cast Their Lot

Two brothers freely cast their lot With David’s royal Son; The cost of conquest counting not, They deem the battle won. Brothers in heart, they hope to gain An undivided joy, That man may one with man remain, As boy … Continue reading

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Now That The Sun Is Gleaming Bright

Now that the sun is gleaming bright, Implore we, bending low, That He, the uncreated Light May guide us as we go. No sinful word, nor deed of wrong Nor thoughts that idly rove, But simple truth be on our … Continue reading

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Now That The Daylight Dies Away

This hymn is used for Compline throughout the year on each weekday. Now that the daylight dies away, By all Thy grace and love, Thee, Maker of the world, we pray To watch our bed above. Let dreams depart and … Continue reading

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Firmly I Believe And Truly

Firmly I believe and truly God is Three, and God is One; And I next acknowledge duly Manhood taken by the Son. And I trust and hope most fully In that manhood crucified; And each thought and deed unruly Do … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Ghost, Who Ever One

Come, Holy Ghost, who ever One Art with the Father and the Son; Come, Holy Ghost, our souls possess With Thy full flood of holiness. In will* and deed, by heart and tongue, With all our powers, Thy praise be … Continue reading

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Lead Kindly Light

Lead, kindly Light, amid th’encircling gloom, lead Thou me on! The night is dark, and I am far from home; lead Thou me on! Keep Thou my feet; I do not ask to see The distant scene; one step enough … Continue reading

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Praise To The Holiest In the Height

Praise to the Holiest in the height, And in the depth be praise; In all His words most wonderful, Most sure in all His ways. O loving wisdom of our God! When all was sin and shame, A second Adam … Continue reading

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