Category Archives: Major Feasts

Stars Of The Morning

Dr. Neale introduces this text in the original 1862 addition of Hymns of the Eastern Church as “A Cento from the Canon of the “Bodiless Ones.” Tuesday in the Week of the Fourth Tone.” The 5th edition, however, states that … Continue reading

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Totum Per Orbem, Christe, Iubes Crucis

This hymn is for St. Bartholomew (August 24). This is the original text as it appears in Fr. Coffin’s Complete Works (1755): Totum per orbem, Christe, iubes crucis Regnare lignum: protinus exteras, Secura regnantum furoris, Turba petit duodena terras. Qua … Continue reading

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Light’s Abode, Celestial Salem

This hymn is about the heavenly Jerusalem. John Mason Neale lists it as a hymn for All Saints Day in the Hymnal Noted. This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 edition of John Mason … Continue reading

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Ierusalem Luminosa

This hymn is about the heavenly Jerusalem. John Mason Neale lists it as a hymn for All Saints Day in the Hymnal Noted. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Analecta Hymnica Medii Aevi: Ierusalem … Continue reading

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If There Be That Skills To Reckon

Mone lists this hymn under the title “De Gloria Caelestis Jerusalem in Communi.” John Julian indicates it is usually given for All Saints Day (Nov. 1). This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 edition … Continue reading

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Quisquis Valet Numerare

Mone lists this hymn under the title “De Gloria Caelestis Jerusalem in Communi.” John Julian indicates it is usually given for All Saints Day (Nov. 1). This is the text as it appears in F.J. Mone’s Lateinische Hymnen des Mittelalters: … Continue reading

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The Praises That The Blessed Know

This hymn was used as the sequence hymn for the feast of St. Augustine of Hippo (Aug. 28) in a number of medieval Missals, particularly in France.  This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 … Continue reading

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