Category Archives: Other Feast Days

He Whose Confession God Of Old Accepted

This hymn is used for Vespers and Matins in the Common of a Confessor and Bishop as well as of a Confessor who is not a Bishop in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. In the Ordinary Form, it … Continue reading

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Blest Martyr, Let Thy Triumph-Day

This hymn is a partial translation of a hymn used for Lauds for the Feast of Saint Vincent the Levite [of Saragossa], martyr (January 22) in the Mozarabic Breviary. It is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds in … Continue reading

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At The Cross Her Station Keeping (Mant)

Prior to the Council of Trent, this hymn had been used as a sequence. Its use as a sequence hymn was suppressed at Trent, although it has subsequently found a place in the Liturgy of Hours as well as in … Continue reading

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Let Our Choir New Anthems Raise

This hymn is a cento of  Canon 1 at Orthros on the feast of Sts. Timothy and Maura, Martyrs (May 3) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of … Continue reading

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Safe Home, Safe Home in Port!

This hymn is a cento of  Canon 1 at Orthros on the feast of St. John Climacus (Mar. 30) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern … Continue reading

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O Happy Band Of Pilgrims

This hymn is a cento of  Canon 1 at Orthros on the feast of Sts. Chrysanthus and Daria, Martyrs (Mar. 19 Eastern Church / Oct. 25 Western Church) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears … Continue reading

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Dost Thou Truly Seek Renown

This is translated from the sequence hymn from The Feast of the Crown of the Lord or the Feast of the Crown of Thorns, which has been observed in various regions on various days. In Spain, Germany and Scandinavia it … Continue reading

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