Category Archives: Jesus Christ Our Lord

In Passione Domini

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Feast of the Image of the Lord the Savior in the Sarum Breviary. In passione domini Qua datur Salus homini, Sit mentis* refrigerium Et cordis desiderium. Portemus in memoria **Dolores et opprobria … Continue reading

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Nos Imago Trinitatis

This hymn was used for Vespers for a unique feast from the Sarum Breviary. The Latin title of the feast, as it appears in the 1531 Folio edition of the Sarum Breviary, is “Festum Yconiæ (Iconiæ) Domini Salvatoris.” This may … Continue reading

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Oh, That Day Of Wrath Dismaying

This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, Lauds and Vespers during the weekdays of the 34th Week of … Continue reading

Posted in Breviaries, Evening Prayer / Vespers, Hymns By The Greats, Jesus Christ Our Lord, John Chandler, Major Feasts, Matins/Office of Readings, Missals, Morning Prayer/Lauds, Offices of the Breviary, Penitential Hymns, Pre-Tridentine Sequences, Requiem Mass, Roman Breviary, Sequences, Sequences Approved by Council of Trent, The Church Year, The Commemoration of the Faithful Departed - or All Soul's Day (Nov. 2), The Communion of Saints, The Faithful Departed, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Liturgy of the Church, The Second Coming, Thomas of Celano, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

My Song Is Love Unknown

My song is love unknown, My Savior’s love to me; Love to the loveless shown, That they might lovely be. O who am I, that for my sake My Lord should take frail flesh and die? He came from His … Continue reading

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Dear Lord And Father Of Mankind

Dear Lord and Father of mankind, Forgive our foolish ways; Reclothe us in our rightful mind, In purer lives Thy service find, In deeper reverence, praise. In simple trust like theirs who heard, Beside the Syrian sea, The gracious calling … Continue reading

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Depth Of Mercy! Can There Be

Depth of mercy! Can there be Mercy still reserved for me? Can my God His wrath forbear, Me, the chief of sinners, spare? I have long withstood His grace, Long provoked Him to His face, Would not hearken to His … Continue reading

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What Terrors Shake My Trembling Soul!

This hymn was used for Nocturns for the Octave of the Ascension in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. What terrors shake my trembling soul! Behold! the … Continue reading

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