Category Archives: Good Friday

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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See From On High, Array’d In Truth

This hymn is a hymn for Vespers and Matins 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 … Continue reading

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Au Sang Qu’Un Dieu Va Répandre

Au sang qu’un Dieu va répandre, Ah! mêlez du moins vos pleurs, Chrétiens, qui venez entendre Le récit de ses douleurs. Puisque c’est pour vos offenses Que ce Dieu souffre aujourd’hui, Animés par ses souffrances, Vivez et mourez pour lui. Dans un jardin solitaire Il … Continue reading

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Sing, My Tongue, The Saviour’s Glory

Fr. Caswall indicates in the Lyra Catholica that this hymn is for Passion Sunday Matins and Lauds as well as Good Friday liturgy (see notes in asterisks below). He also indicates that this is also used for Vespers on Friday … Continue reading

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