Category Archives: Holy Saturday

Daily Daily Sing To Mary

This hymn seems to have a rather complex history regarding the translation. I am not sure what the original text looked like or which of the versions is most accurate, so here is the text as it appeared in the … Continue reading

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Lo! From The Mighty Tree Of Life

Here is a versified form of the Eastern Orthodox Aposticha for Holy Saturday which I wrote: Lo! From the Mighty Tree of Life Saint Joseph took Thee down. Thee, Lord of Life, all cold in death, He in fine linens … Continue reading

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O Great And Holy Sabbath

Here is a hymn I wrote today for Holy Saturday. I also tried my hand at writing the melody for it. Unfortunately, I do not seem to be able to upload the MIDI file I created: O Great and Holy … Continue reading

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Resting From His Work Today

Resting from His work today In the tomb the Savior lay; Still He slept, from head to feet Shrouded in the winding sheet, Lying in the rock alone, Hidden by the sealèd stone. Late at even there was seen Watching … Continue reading

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As Those Who Seek The Break Of Day

As those who seek the break of day Full early in the morning, The women came where Jesus lay, Who late had borne the scorning. Sweet ointment in their hands they brought, And, ere the sun had risen, The Sun … Continue reading

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