Category Archives: Ordinary Time

Deus Creator Omnium

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I of Sunday (Saturday Evening) in the Sarum Breviary during the weeks following Epiphany. This is the text as it appears in the Sarum Breviary: Deus Creator omnium Polique Rector, vestiens … Continue reading

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Happy Are They, They That Love God

This hymn was used for Vespers on Tuesdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). Happy are they, they that love God, Whose hearts have Christ confessed, Who by His cross have found their life, And ’neath His yoke … Continue reading

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Alleluia, Songs Of Gladness

John Chandler assigns this text to the season before Lent, although some places seem to see it as a text for Christmas.  Alleluia, song of gladness, Voice of joy that cannot die; Alleluia is the anthem Ever dear to choirs … Continue reading

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Oh! Glorious Is The Song

John Chandler assigns this text to the season before Lent, although some places seem to see it as a text for Christmas. This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Oh! glorious … Continue reading

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Alleluia! Best And Sweetest

John Chandler assigns this text to the season before Lent, although some places seem to see it as a text for Christmas. This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Alleluia! best … Continue reading

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Oh, Ye, Who Followed Christ In Love

This hymn was used for Vespers (II) from Septuagesima Sunday until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Oh, ye, who followed Christ … Continue reading

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Our God, In His Celestial Seat

This hymn was used for Nocturns from the Septuagesima Sunday until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Our God, in His celestial … Continue reading

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