Category Archives: The Transfiguration (August 6)

Light Of The Soul, O Saviour Blest!

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of the Transfiguration in the Extraordinary Form. Light of the soul, O Saviour blest! Soon as thy presence fills the breast, Darkness and guilt are put to flight, And all is … Continue reading

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All Ye Who Seek, In Hope And Love

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of the Transfiguration in the Extraordinary Form. All ye who seek, in hope and love, For your dear Lord, look up above! Where, trac’d upon the azure sky, Faith … Continue reading

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Amor Iesu Dulcissime

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of the Transfiguration in the Extraordinary Form. It is a cento of Iesu Dulcis Memoria. Here is the text of the hymn as it appeared in the 1604 recension of the … Continue reading

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Quicumque Christum Quæritis

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of the Transfiguration in the Extraordinary Form. In the Ordinary Form, an alternate version of this hymn is used for Lauds on Epiphany. Quicumque Christum quæritis, Oculos in altum … Continue reading

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The Choirs of Ransomed Israel

Here’s a hymn for the Feast of the Transfiguration which we celebrate today: The choirs of ransom’d Israel, The Red Sea’s passage o’er, Uprais’d the hymn of triumph Upon the further shore: And shouted, as the foeman Was whelmed beneath … Continue reading

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‘Tis Good, Lord, To Be Here

’Tis good, Lord, to be here, Thy glory fills the night; Thy face and garments, like the sun, Shine with unborrowed light. ’Tis good, Lord, to be here, Thy beauty to behold Where Moses and Elijah stand, Thy messengers of … Continue reading

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All Ye Who Seek For Jesus

According to Hymnary.org, William Chatterton Dix is responsible for this translation: All ye who seek for Jesus, raise your eyes above, and upward gaze: there may ye see the wondrous sign of never-ending glory shine. Behold him in celestial rays … Continue reading

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