Category Archives: Non-English Hymns

Jesus, Lord Of Life Eternal

This hymn is a translation of Ode IV of Canon 2 at Orthros on Ascension in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern Church (1862). Jesus, Lord … Continue reading

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Exalt, Exalt The Heavenly Gates

This hymn is a translation of Ode III of Canon 2 at Orthros on Ascension in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern Church (1862). The text … Continue reading

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After Three Days Thou Didst Rise

This hymn is a translation of Ode I of Canon 2 at Orthros on Ascension in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern Church (1862). The text … Continue reading

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Reconciliation’s Plan Devising

This hymn is a translation of Ode V of the Canon at Orthros on St. Thomas Sunday, which is the First Sunday following Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) in the Byzantine Liturgy. This is hymn does not appear in the first … Continue reading

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Christ, We Turn Our Eyes to Thee

This hymn is a translation of Ode IV of the Canon at Orthros on St. Thomas Sunday, which is the First Sunday following Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) in the Byzantine Liturgy. This is the original text of this hymn as … Continue reading

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Si Vis Vere Gloriari

This is the sequence hymn from The Feast of the Crown of the Lord or the Feast of the Crown of Thorns, which has been observed in various regions on various days. In Spain, Germany and Scandinavia it was traditionally … Continue reading

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Sing, My Tongue, The Glorious Battle (Dearmer)

This hymn is a translation of only one portion of a larger hymn and follows the text used in the Sarum Breviary. This part was used for Matins during Passiontide and on the Feast of the Invention (Finding) of the … Continue reading

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