Category Archives: Penitential Hymns

O Nazarene, Lux Bethlem, Verbum Patris

This hymn was used in sections as shown below for the Minor Offices (Terce, Sext, None) during Lent in the Mozarabic Breviary on Weekdays (Monday – Saturday). None is not said during the Fourth and Fifth Weeks of Lent on … Continue reading

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Benignitatis Fons Deus

This hymn was used for Vespers & Lauds for the three day fast leading up to Epiphany in the Mozarabic Breviary. It was also used in that Breviary for Lauds on Ash Wednesday, Vespers and Lauds on the fast from … Continue reading

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Oh Most Merciful!

This is the original text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was originally written for use as an introit to be sung between the litany and … Continue reading

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Oh God! My Sins Are Manifold, Against My Life They Cry

This is the original text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was originally written for use on the Twenty-Second Sunday after Trinity Sunday. Oh God! my … Continue reading

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Who Yonder On The Desert Heath

This is the original text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was originally written for use on the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity Sunday. “Who yonder on … Continue reading

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When Rising From The Bed Of Death

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It is listed for use on the Ninth Sunday after Trinity Sunday in that hymnal. When rising … Continue reading

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Lord! Have Mercy When We Strive

This is the original text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was originally written for use on the Sixth Sunday after Trinity Sunday. Lord! have mercy … Continue reading

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