Category Archives: Pentecost

O Mighty Mother! Why That Light

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Descent of the Holy Ghost in that hymnal: O mighty Mother! why that light In thine uplifted eye? … Continue reading

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No Track Is On The Sunny Sky

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Mission of the Holy Ghost in that hymnal: No track is on the sunny sky, No footprints on … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Spirit! From The Height

This is the Sequence hymn for Pentecost. This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for Veni Sancte Spiritus in that hymnal: Come, Holy Spirit! from the height … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, Come (Anonymous)

This hymn to the Holy Spirit is used frequently in the life of the Church, including ordinations, Pentecost and Confirmation. In the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary, it is used for Vespers on Pentecost. According to the Liber Hymnarius, … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, Come! (Faber)

This hymn to the Holy Spirit is used frequently in the life of the Church, including ordinations, Pentecost and Confirmation. In the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary, it is used for Vespers on Pentecost. According to the Liber Hymnarius, … Continue reading

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Our Blest Redeemer, Ere He Breathed

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Our blest Redeemer, ere He breathed His tender last farewell, A Guide, a Comforter, bequeathed, With us to dwell. He came sweet influence to impart, A gracious, willing … Continue reading

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Laudes Deo Devotas

This hymn was used for Compline on the Monday Following Pentecost in the York Breviary: This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Hymnale Secundum Usum Insignis Ac Praeclarae Ecclesiae Sarisburiensis (1850): Laudes Deo devotas Dulci voce … Continue reading

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