Category Archives: English Translation of Non-English Hymn

Virgin Mother, Oh, Rejoice!

Virgin mother, oh, rejoice! Glad and honored is thy womb, Where the Son of God Himself Deigns our nature to assume: Joy be to thy fruitful breast, For the Son of God lies there; Very God, a human child, Is … Continue reading

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By the Crib Wherein Reposing

This hymn is a counterpart to the Stabat Mater Dolorosa and has to do with the Nativity rather than the Passion. By the crib wherein reposing, With his eyes in slumber closing, Lay serene her Infant-boy, Stood the beauteous Mother … Continue reading

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O God Of All The Strength And Power

This hymn is used for None on Sundays and Weekdays throughout the year in the Extraordinary form and the Ordinary Form. This is the text as it appears in Hymns Ancient & Modern 1867 edition: O God, of all the strength … Continue reading

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Portal Of The World’s Salvation

This hymn was used for Matins on the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (July 2 at that time) in the Sarum Breviary. This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1906 edition … Continue reading

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Now In Holy Celebration

This hymn was used for Vespers on the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (July 2 at that time) in the Sarum Breviary. This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1906 edition … Continue reading

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O God Of Truth, O Lord Of Might

This hymn is used for Sext on Sundays and Weekdays throughout the year in the Extraordinary form and the Ordinary Form. O God of truth, O Lord of might, Who orderest time and change aright, Brightening the morn with golden gleams, … Continue reading

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The Ancient Law Departs

This hymn was used for Vespers I on the Feast of the Lord’s Circumcision (Octave of Christmas) in the Paris Breviary(1736). The ancient law departs, And all its terrors cease; For Jesus makes with faithful hearts A covenant of peace. … Continue reading

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