Category Archives: Non-English Hymns

It Is No Earthly Summer’s Ray

In the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary, This hymn is used in multiple places in the Breviary, though divided into parts. The third verse and the closing doxology is used as the hymn for Lauds on the the Feast … Continue reading

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Joy Of My Heart! O Let Me Pay

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for Month of May in that hymnal: PIOUS ASPIRATIONS TO THE MOTHER OF GOD, FOR EVERY DAY IN THE MONTH. … Continue reading

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God Of Mercy! Let Us Run

This hymn is used for the Lauds on the (September) Feast of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. … Continue reading

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Gardiens Des Célestes Portiques

Ce sont les lyriques de cet hymne juste comme elles apparaissent dans l’hymnaire “Choix de Cantiques Pour Toutes Les Fêtes de l’Année.” Gardiens des célestes portiques, Esprits, ministres de l’Agneau, Pourquoi ces fêtes, ces cantiques? Quel est ce spectacle nouveau? … Continue reading

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Viva! Viva! Gesù! Che Per Mio Bene

Viva! Viva! Gesù! che per mio bene Tutto il sangue verso dalle sue vene. Il sangue di Gesù fu la mia vita; Benedetta la Sua bontà infinita. Questo sangue in eterno sia lodato, Che dall’ inferno il mondo ha riscattato. … Continue reading

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Hail, Jesus! Hail! Who For My Sake

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Precious Blood in that hymnal: Hail, Jesus! Hail! who for my sake Sweet Blood from Mary’s veins didst … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Spirit! From The Height

This is the Sequence hymn for Pentecost. This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for Veni Sancte Spiritus in that hymnal: Come, Holy Spirit! from the height … Continue reading

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