Category Archives: All Saints (November 1)

Those Eternal Bowers

This hymn is a translation of the idiomela for All Saints, which falls on the Sunday after Pentecost in the Byzantine Liturgy. See notes below on the original text.  Here is the original text as it appears in the first … 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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Our Festal Strains To-Day Reveal

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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