Category Archives: SS. Michael, Gabriel & Raphael (Sept. 29)

They Come, God’s Messengers Of Love

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): They come, God’s Messengers of Love, They come from Realms of peace above, From Homes of never-fading Light, From blissful Mansions ever bright. They … Continue reading

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Praise To God Who Reigns Above

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Praise to God Who reigns above, Binding earth and heaven in Love; All the armies of the sky Worship His dread Sovereignty. Seraphim His … Continue reading

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Christ, In Highest Heaven Enthronèd

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I & II and Nocturns on the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (September 29) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the text of the hymn as it appears … Continue reading

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O Thou, Around Whose Everlasting Throne

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (September 29) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of this hymn from Isaac Williams’s Hymns Translated from the … Continue reading

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O Christ, Who Sit’st With God On High

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I & II and Nocturns on the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (September 29) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of this hymn from Isaac … Continue reading

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Oh Christ, Who In Heaven

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I & II and Nocturns on the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (September 29) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s … Continue reading

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Descende Cælo Te Michael Vocat

Cardinal Newman’s Hymni Ecclesiae of the 19th Century lists this as the hymn used  for Nocturns on the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (September 29) in the Paris Breviary. Descende cælo: te Michael vocat Quæ festa terris te celebrat … Continue reading

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