Category Archives: No Tunes Exist For Hymn

Within The Temple’s Hallowed Courts

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Festivals of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Pure Offering.” Within the Temple’s hallowed courts Saint … Continue reading

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Who Will Lead Me To The Manger

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Epiphany. Christ Manifest at the Altar.” Who will lead me to the manger, Where my … Continue reading

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Life Nor Death Shall Us Dissever

This is the original text of this hymn from Reginald Heber’s “Hymns Written and Adapted to the Weekly Church Service of the Year” of 1827. It was written for the Fifth Sunday after Easter. Life nor Death shall us dissever From His … Continue reading

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The Lord Commands; And, Lo, His Iron Chains

This hymn is used for Vespers on the now defunct feast of St. Peter’s Chains on August 1. The Lord commands; and, lo, his iron chains, Falling from Peter, the command obey: Peter, blest shepherd! who, to verdant plains, And … Continue reading

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Pure, Meek, With Soul Serene

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of St. Elizabeth of Portugal in the Extraordinary Form. Pure, meek, with soul serene, Sweeter to her it was to serve unseen Her God, than reign a queen. Now … Continue reading

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Peter, Whatever Thou Shalt Bind On Earth

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins for the Feast of the Chair of Peter in the Extraordinary Form. Peter, whatever thou shalt bind on earth, The same is bound above the starry sky; What here thy delegated pow’r … Continue reading

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Forth Let The Long Procession Stream

This hymn is used for Vespers on the Feast of the Precious Blood in the Extraordinary Form. It is also used for Vespers on the Friday after the Fourth Sunday in Lent, for the Office of the Instruments of the Passion.  Forth … Continue reading

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