Category Archives: Days of the Week

Sævo Dolorum Turbine

This hymn is a hymn for Lauds on the Friday after Sexagesima Sunday, dedicated to the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The text comes from the Office of the Instruments of the Passion, or the Passion Offices. Sævo dolorum … Continue reading

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Creator Of The World To Thee

This hymn was used for Saturday Vespers (Sunday Vespers I) from the Saturday before Septuagesima until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Creator of the … Continue reading

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Six Days Of Labour Now Are Past

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Saturdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Six days of labour now are past; Thou restest, Holy God; … Continue reading

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To-Day, O Lord, A Holier Work

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Fridays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): To-day, O Lord, a holier work Thy secret counsels frame, A … Continue reading

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The Fish In Wave And Bird On Wing

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Thursdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): The fish in wave and bird on wing God made the … Continue reading

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Thou Spak’st The Word, And Into One

This hymn was used for Nocturns on Tuesdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Thou spak’st the word, and into one The floods together flowed; … Continue reading

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Blest Creator Of The Light

This hymn is used for Vespers (II) on Sundays throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Vespers (II) on Sundays of Weeks I & III during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form. … Continue reading

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