Category Archives: St. John the Evangelist (Dec. 27)

An Exile For The Faith

This is a hymn for the Feast of St. John the Evangelist. An exile for the Faith Of thy Incarnate Lord, Beyond the stars,—beyond all space, Thy soul unprison’d soar’d: There saw in glory Him Who liveth, and was dead; … Continue reading

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Iussu Tyranni Pro Fide

This is a hymn for the Feast of St. John the Evangelist. Iussu Tyranni pro fide Pulsus, Iohannes, exulas: Fertur volatu libero Mens celsa supra sidera. Illic revelat se tibi Qui mortuus vivit Deus; Agnus salutis hostia, Et morte devicta … Continue reading

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The Life Which God’s Incarnate Word

This hymn was used for the Feast of St. John the Evangelist in the Cluniac Breviary. The life which God’s Incarnate Word Liv’d here below with men, Three blest Evangelists record, With Heav’n-inspired pen: John penetrates on eagle wing The … Continue reading

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Quæ Dixit, Egit, Pertulit

This hymn was used for the Feast of St. John the Evangelist in the Cluniac Breviary. Quæ dixit, egit, pertulit Verbum Dei Caro factum Scriptis viri cælestibus Tres illa mundo nuntiant:— Sublimis omnes transvolat Et raptus ad Sedem Patris, Quod … Continue reading

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Two Brothers Freely Cast Their Lot

Two brothers freely cast their lot With David’s royal Son; The cost of conquest counting not, They deem the battle won. Brothers in heart, they hope to gain An undivided joy, That man may one with man remain, As boy … Continue reading

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