Category Archives: The Church Year

Eternal Shepherd, God Most High

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Ember Days, and for the Clergy (During a Vacancy in Diocese or Parish.): Eternal Shepherd, God most high,In … Continue reading

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O Thou Who Makest Souls To Shine

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Ember Days, and for the Clergy: O Thou who makest souls to shineWith light from brighter worlds above,And … Continue reading

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Bow Down Thine Ear, Almighty Lord

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Ember Days, and for the Clergy: Bow down Thine ear, Almighty Lord,And hear Thy Church’s suppliant cryFor all … Continue reading

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Guide Thou, O God, The Guardian Hands

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Ember Days, and for the Clergy: Guide Thou, O God, the guardian handsWhich rule Thy ransomed sheep,And may … Continue reading

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Before Thine Awful Presence, Lord

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Confirmation: Before Thine awful presence, Lord,Thy sinful servants bow;Trembling to speak the solemn word,To frame the sacred vow. … Continue reading

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Lux Illuxit Triumphalis

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. This is the text of this sequence as it appears … Continue reading

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Behold, The Master Passeth By!

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for the feast of St. Matthew (Sept. 21): Behold, the Master passeth by!Oh, seest thou not His pleading … Continue reading

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King Of Saints, To Whom The Number

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for the feast of St. Bartholomew (Aug. 24): King of Saints, to whom the numberOf Thy starry host … Continue reading

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Thou Art The Christ, O Lord

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for the feast of St. Peter (Sts. Peter & Paul) (June 29): “Thou art the Christ, O Lord,The … Continue reading

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O Rock Of Ages, One Foundation

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for the feast of St. Peter (Sts. Peter & Paul) (June 29): O Rock of ages, One Foundation,On … Continue reading

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