Category Archives: English Translation of Non-English Hymn

Let No Tears To-day Be Shed

This hymn was used as a sequence hymn for the funeral of a child in the Paris Missal (1738). This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn … Continue reading

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Come, Tread Once More The Path With Song

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Burial (On the way to Church.): Come, tread once more the path with song,The way is short, the … Continue reading

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Glad Sight! The Holy Church

According to John Julian in the Dictionary of Hymnology, this hymn comes from the Office for Baptism of the Church at Jerusalem. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymns Fitted to the Order of … Continue reading

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Glad Light Illumes This Day

This hymn was used in the Parisian Missal of the 14th Century as the sequence for the Feast of St. Germain (Germanus) of Paris (May 28) according to John Julian. However, Dr. Julian notes that the English translation is based … Continue reading

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The Leaders Of The Church Of Christ, Twelve Stars Of Holy Light

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds in the Common of the Holy Apostles in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as … Continue reading

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Joy! Because The Circling Year

This hymn is used for Lauds on Pentecost in both Forms of the Roman Breviary. It was also used as the hymn for Vespers II on Pentecost in the Sarum Breviary and as the hymn for Lauds & Vespers II … Continue reading

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Say, What Strange Love Works Thee This Sad Unrest

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Feast of the Five Wounds of Christ (the Friday following Ash Wednesday) in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymns Translated from … Continue reading

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Draw Out, Sad Heart, Thy Melody

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II and Nocturns on the Feast of the Five Wounds of Christ (the Friday following Ash Wednesday) in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of this hymn as it … Continue reading

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O Christ, Blest Effluence Divine

This hymn was used for Compline on Sundays and Weekdays during Lent in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymns Translated from the Parisian Breviary (1839): O Christ, blest effluence … Continue reading

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Merciful Maker, Hear Our Call

This hymn is used for Vespers on Sundays and Weekdays in Lent from the First Sunday in Lent through Passion Sunday in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Vespers on Sundays in Lent until Holy … Continue reading

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