Category Archives: The Creation

Our God, In His Celestial Seat

This hymn was used for Nocturns from the Septuagesima Sunday until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Our God, in His celestial … Continue reading

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At Length Creation’s Days Are Past

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Saturdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. At length creation’s days are past, The universe … Continue reading

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And Now O God Thy Mind Resolves

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Fridays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. And now, O God, thy mind resolves, A … Continue reading

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The Deep A Two-Fold Offspring Bore

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Thursdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. The deep a two-fold offspring bore, Men’s bodies … Continue reading

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The Wonders Of Th’Almighty Hand

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Wednesdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. The wonders of th’ Almighty hand Devoutly … Continue reading

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Plasmator Hominis Deus

This hymn is used for Vespers on Fridays throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. In the Ordinary Form, this hymn is used for the hymn for Vespers on Fridays of Weeks I & III of … Continue reading

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Maker Of Men! Who By Thyself

This hymn is the hymn for Vespers on Fridays throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form. In the Ordinary Form, this hymn is used for the hymn for Vespers on Fridays of Weeks I & III of Ordinary Time. Maker … Continue reading

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