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

Ah, Wherefore Doth The Impious Crowd

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Feast of St. Stephen in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. *Ah, wherefore doth the impious crowd Again God’s … Continue reading

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Sancte Dei Pretiose

This hymn was used for Lauds & Vespers on the Feast of St. Stephen (Dec. 26th) in the Sarum Breviary. Sancte Dei pretiose* Protomartyr* Stephane, Qui virtute caritatis* Circumfultus* undique: Dominum pro inimico Exorasti populo. Funde preces pro devoto Tibi nunc collegio: … Continue reading

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Miris Probat Sese Modis

This hymn was used for Vespers on the Feast of St. Stephen in the Paris Breviary(1736). Miris probat sese* modis Suos in hostes Caritas; Et blandiens et increpans, Amica semper Caritas. Qui stans perorabat sibi, Cadens et expirans humi, Lingua … Continue reading

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Quid Obstinata Pectora

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Feast of St. Stephen in the Paris Breviary(1736). Quid, obstinata pectora, Verbo Dei resistitis? Qui vos Deo plenus docet, Hunc destinatis funeri. Omnes in unum sæviunt, Saxis gravant truces manus: Hunc particeps … Continue reading

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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 Nocturns on the Feast of St. Stephen in the Paris Breviary(1736). 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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