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

Amore Christi Nobilis

This hymn was used for the Feast of St. John the Apostle & Evangelist (Dec. 27) in the Ambrosian Breviary prior to 1830. This is the older text as it appears in the Ambrosian Breviary of 1582 (courtesy of the … Continue reading

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Audi Beata Seraphim

This hymn is used for Vespers for the Feast of St. John the Apostle & Evangelist (Dec. 27) in the Ambrosian Breviary. Audi, beata Seraphim, Tecumque noster æmulis Chorus resultet canticis: Hic est quem Iesus diligit. Qui dum Magistri in … Continue reading

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Iste Electus Iohannes Diligendi Promptior

This hymn was used for Vespers and Lauds on the Feast of St. John the Apostle and Evangelist (Dec. 27) in the Mozarabic Breviary.  Iste electus Iohannes diligendi promptior, Advocatus in perennem veritatis gratiam, Mercedem assumens honoris, quidquid ambit, obtinet. Insula … Continue reading

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Oh God! Who Gav’st Thy Servant Grace

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 used in that hymnal for St. John the Evangelist’s Day (Dec. 27). Oh God! … Continue reading

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Word Supreme Before Creation

This hymn is for the Feast of St. John the Apostle and Evangelist (Dec. 27). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1861): Word Supreme, before creation Born of God eternally, Who didst will for … Continue reading

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Beloved Disciple Of Thy Lord

This is a hymn for the Feast of St. John the Evangelist (Dec. 27). It was also used in the Paris Breviary for Lauds on the Feast of St. John the Apostle Before the Latin Gate (May 6). This is … Continue reading

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Annue Christe Sæculorum Domine

This hymn was used for Vespers I & Matins in the Common of the Apostles & Evangelists in the Sarum Breviary. Annue Christe sæculorum Domine, Nobis per huius(1) Tibi cara merita, Ut quæ Te coram graviter deliquimus, Huius salvantur gloriosis … Continue reading

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