Category Archives: In Time of Distress and Discouragement

Squalent Arva Soli Pulvere Multo

This hymn is used for droughts in the old Hymnarium of the Mozarabic Breviary. I have left the spelling as it appears in the Breviary except for replacing all instances of the letter “j” with the letter “i.”  This is … Continue reading

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Rex Eterne Deus Fons Pietatis

This hymn is used as a hymn for various disasters in the old Hymnarium of the Mozarabic Breviary. Parts II and II are listed as being for Sext and None for various disasters. I have left the spelling as it … Continue reading

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O Verum Regimen Christe Fidelium

This hymn is from the old Hymnarium of the Mozarabic Breviary and is listed for use “on the Departure of an Army which is said daily as a Litany until their return.” I have left the spelling as it appears … Continue reading

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Oh God That Madest Earth And Sky, The Darkness And The Day

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 in times of distress and danger. Oh God that madest … Continue reading

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Though Sorrows Rise, And Dangers Roll

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 St. James’s Day. Though sorrows rise, and dangers … 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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Forth From The Dark And Stormy Sky

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 Second Sunday after Trinity Sunday. Forth from the … Continue reading

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