Category Archives: The Church Year

Room For The Proud! Ye Sons Of Clay

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 First Sunday after Trinity Sunday. Room for the … Continue reading

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See! The Sun Beyond The Hill

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “Flowers for the Altar. For the School Children” in that hymnal: See! the sun beyond the hill … Continue reading

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Hail, Holy Wilfrid, Hail!

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed under the title “St. Wilfrid” in that hymnal. St. Wilfrid’s feast day on the Roman Calendar is October 12: Hail, … Continue reading

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It Is No Earthly Summer’s Ray

In the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary, This hymn is used in multiple places in the Breviary, though divided into parts. The third verse and the closing doxology is used as the hymn for Lauds on the the Feast … Continue reading

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Hail, Patron Of Erin! Bright Star Of The West

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1906 edition of the St. Basil Hymnal: Hail, Patron of Erin! bright Star of the West, What land has not heard of thy fame? Dear, dear to my … Continue reading

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All Praise To St. Patrick, Who Brought To Our Mountains

This is the full, original text of this hymn as it appears in an 1860 edition of Fr. Faber’s Oratory Hymns. It is listed for St. Patrick’s Day in that hymnal: All praise to St.* Patrick, who brought to our mountains … Continue reading

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Hibernia’s Champion Saint, All Hail!

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1906 edition of the St. Basil Hymnal: Hibernia’s Champion Saint, all hail! With fadeless glory crown’d; The offspring of your ardent zeal, This day your praise shall sound. … Continue reading

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