Category Archives: Feast of St. Stephen (December) 26th

O Captain Of The Martyr Host!

This hymn was used for Matins on the Feast of St. Stephen in the Paris Breviary. O Captain of the Martyr Host! O peerless in renown! Not from the fading flowers of earth Weave we for thee a crown. The … Continue reading

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O Qui Tuo, Dux Martyrum

This hymn was used for Matins on the Feast of St. Stephen in the Paris Breviary. O qui tuo, dux Martyrum, Præfers coronam nomine, Non de caducis floribus Tibi coronam nectimus. Tuo cruenta sanguine, Quam saxa fulgent pulchrius Aptata sacro … Continue reading

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Good King Wenceslas

Good King Wenceslas looked out, on the Feast of Stephen, When the snow lay round about, deep and crisp and even; Brightly shone the moon that night, tho’ the frost was cruel, When a poor man came in sight, gath’ring … Continue reading

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