Category Archives: Good Friday

Prome Vocem, Mens, Canoram

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II and Nocturns on the Feast of the Five Wounds of Christ (the Friday following Ash Wednesday) in the Paris Breviary (1736). Prome vocem, mens, canoram, Plange tristi carmine, Dic Crucifixi Dolores, … Continue reading

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Behold The Savior Of The World

Behold the Savior of the world Embrued with sweat and gore, Expiring on that shameful cross, Where He our sorrows bore! Compassion for lost human race Brought down God’s only Son, To veil in flesh His radiant face, And for … Continue reading

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Behold The Savior Goeth Forth

I composed this hymn specifically with the 4th Sorrowful Mystery of the Holy Rosary in mind. Behold the Savior goeth forth Along the road to Golgotha; Upon His back He bears the Cross, By all man’s sin and shame weighed … 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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Venit E Cælo Mediator Alto

This hymn is a hymn for Lauds on the Friday after Septuagesima Sunday, dedicated to the Prayer of Our Lord Jesus Christ on Mount Olivet. The text comes from the Office of the Instruments of the Passion, or the Passion … Continue reading

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