Category Archives: Christmas

A Patre Unigenitus

This hymn was used for Lauds on Epiphany in the Sarum Breviary. A Patre Unigenitus Ad nos venit per Virginem, Baptisma cruce consecrans: Cunctos fideles generans. E* cælo celsus prodiit: Suscepit** formam hominis: Facturam morte redimens, Gaudia vitæ largiens. Hoc … Continue reading

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Alleluia, Songs Of Gladness

John Chandler assigns this text to the season before Lent, although some places seem to see it as a text for Christmas.  Alleluia, song of gladness, Voice of joy that cannot die; Alleluia is the anthem Ever dear to choirs … Continue reading

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Oh! Glorious Is The Song

John Chandler assigns this text to the season before Lent, although some places seem to see it as a text for Christmas. This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Oh! glorious … Continue reading

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Alleluia! Best And Sweetest

John Chandler assigns this text to the season before Lent, although some places seem to see it as a text for Christmas. This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Alleluia! best … Continue reading

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Now Jesus Lifts His Prayer On High

This hymn was used for Lauds and Vespers II for the Octave of Epiphany (January 13 – The Feast of the Lord’s Baptism) in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns … Continue reading

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The Voice Of Him Who Cries Aloud

This hymn was used for Vespers I for the Octave of Epiphany (January 13 – The Feast of the Lord’s Baptism) in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive … Continue reading

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Through Judah’s Land The Saviour Walks

This hymn was used for Vespers II for Sundays after the Octave of the Nativity until the Presentation unless Septuagesima occurs first in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the … Continue reading

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