Category Archives: Holy Week

Jesus Who For Me Betrayed

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Day of Institution. In the Same Night.” Jesus, Who for me betrayed, God, a captive … Continue reading

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Jesu, We Laud And Worship Thee

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Day of Institution. An Eucharistic Meditation.” Jesu, we laud and worship Thee, The veiled Incarnate … Continue reading

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Nardo Maria Pistico

This hymn is used for Matins on the Feast of St. Mary Magdalen in the Extraordinary Form. This is the text of the hymn as used in the 1604 recension of the Roman Breviary under Pope Clement VIII: Nardo Maria pistico Unxit … Continue reading

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Oh More Than Merciful! Whose Bounty Gave

This is the original text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was originally written for use on the Third Sunday in Lent. Oh more than merciful! … Continue reading

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Cleft Are The Rocks, The Earth Doth Quake

This is the text as it originally appeared in Hymns Written and Adapted to the Weekly Church Service of the Year. This hymn was written for Good Friday. Cleft are the rocks, the earth doth quake, The slumberers of the grave … Continue reading

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Bound Upon Th’ Accursed Tree

This is the text as it originally appeared in Hymns Written and Adapted to the Weekly Church Service of the Year. This hymn was written for Good Friday. Bound upon th’ accursed tree, Faint and bleeding, who is He? By the … Continue reading

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The Lord Of Might, From Sinai’s Brow

This is the text as it originally appeared in Hymns Written and Adapted to the Weekly Church Service of the Year. This hymn was written for the Sixth Sunday in Lent/Palm Sunday. Despite having been written for Lent, the hymn is appropriate … Continue reading

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