Category Archives: Ascension

Tu Christe Nostrum Gaudium

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Solemnity of the Ascension in the Sarum Breviary. Tu Christe nostrum gaudium Manens Olympo* præditum, Mundo regis Qui fabricam Mundana vincens gaudia. Hinc Te precantes quæsumus, Ignosce culpis omnibus, Et corda sursum … Continue reading

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Oh Christ, Who Hast Prepared A Place

This hymn was used for Lauds for the Octave of the Ascension in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Oh, Christ, who hast prepared a place For … Continue reading

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What Terrors Shake My Trembling Soul!

This hymn was used for Nocturns for the Octave of the Ascension in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. What terrors shake my trembling soul! Behold! the … Continue reading

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Oh, ‘Twas A Day Both Bright And Good

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II for the Octave of the Ascension in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Oh, ’twas a day both … Continue reading

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O Christ, Our Hope, Our Heart’s Desire

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds on the Solemnity of the Ascension in the Extraordinary form. It is used for Vespers in the Ordinary Form on the same feast. It was used for Lauds for the Feast of … Continue reading

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Remember! Now Thy Work Is Done!

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II for the Feast of the Ascension in the Paris Breviary (1736).  This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church: Redeemer! now thy work … Continue reading

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Oh, Jesu, Lord Of Heavenly Grace

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds on the Solemnity of the Ascension in the Extraordinary form. It is used for Vespers in the Ordinary Form on the same feast. It was used for Lauds for the Feast of … Continue reading

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