Category Archives: The Conversion of St. Paul (Jan. 25)

The Shepherd Slain, The Wolf Returns

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul (January 25) in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. … Continue reading

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‘Gainst What Foemen Art Thou Rushing

This hymn was used for Nocturns for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul (January 25) in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. ‘Gainst what foemen … 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* Tibi cara merita, Ut quæ Te coram graviter deliquimus, Huius salvantur gloriosis … Continue reading

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Quæ Gloriosum Tanta Cælis Evocat

This hymn was used for Lauds for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul (January 25) in the Paris Breviary(1736). Quæ gloriosum tanta cælis evocat Te, Christe, causa? tune rursum visere Mundum redemptor? tune Iudex sæculi? Novumne prodis ultor … Continue reading

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Quos In Hostes, Saule, Tendis?

This hymn was used for Nocturns for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul (January 25) in the Paris Breviary(1736). Quos in hostes, Saule, tendis? Quo furore percitus? Immolare quid tot ardes Innocentes victimas? Insequendo quem lacessis, Senties mox … Continue reading

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Pastore Percusso Minas

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul (January 25) in the Paris Breviary(1736). Pastore percusso, minas Spirabat et cædes lupus; Sparsumque vastabat gregem, Te, Christe, Saulus nesciens. Et iam … Continue reading

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Bath’d In Eternity’s All-Beauteous Beam

In the Extraordinary Form, This hymn is used in multiple places in the Breviary, though divided into parts. The third verse and the closing doxology is used as the hymn for Lauds on the the Feast of the Chair of … Continue reading

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