Category Archives: Pre-Lent (EF)

Now My Tongue, The Mystery Telling

This hymn is one of the most beloved of the Church. It is used as the hymn for I & II Vespers on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi in The Roman & Paris Breviaries. It is used for Matins on … Continue reading

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Sævo Dolorum Turbine

This hymn is a hymn for Lauds on the Friday after Sexagesima Sunday, dedicated to the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The text comes from the Office of the Instruments of the Passion, or the Passion Offices. Sævo dolorum … Continue reading

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There Is A Book Who Runs May Read

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): There is a book, who runs may read, Which heavenly truth imparts, And all the lore its scholars need, Pure eyes and Christian hearts. The works of … Continue reading

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How Blest Were They Who Walked 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 text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): How blest were they who walked in Love With … Continue reading

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O Lord In Perfect Bliss Above

This hymn was used for Nocturns from the Septuagesima Sunday until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O Lord, in perfect bliss above, Thou couldst … Continue reading

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Creator Of The World To Thee

This hymn was used for Saturday Vespers (Sunday Vespers I) from the Saturday before Septuagesima until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Creator of the … 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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