Category Archives: Monastics/Religious

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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Hither, And With One Accord

This hymn is a translation of the stichera for the Friday of Tyrophagus/Tyrini, known in English as Cheesefare week (Quinquagesima) according to Dr. Neale. Greek liturgical texts list these as the stichera for Vespers at the beginning of Saturday – … Continue reading

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Nunc Tandem Lacrimis Pone Modum Tuis

This hymn is for St. Bathildis, Queen of France and Foundress of the Benedictine House at Chelles (January 30). This is the original text as it appears in Fr. Coffin’s Complete Works (1755): Nunc tandem lacrimis pone modum tuis, Suspirata … Continue reading

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Curas Imperii Iusta Necessitas

This hymn is for St. Bathildis, Queen of France and Foundress of the Benedictine House at Chelles (January 30). This is the original text as it appears in Fr. Coffin’s Complete Works (1755): Curas imperii iusta necessitas Bathildi imposuit: nunc … Continue reading

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Concordes Animæ, Fœdere Quas Pius

This hymn is for St. Bathildis, Queen of France and Foundress of the Benedictine House at Chelles (January 30). This is the original text as it appears in Fr. Coffin’s Complete Works (1755): Concordes animæ, fœdere quas pius Agno sponsat … Continue reading

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Quid Tu Relictis Urbibus

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds for Holy Anchorites and Solitaries in the Common of Abbots, Monastics, Coenobitics and Anchorites in the Paris Breviary (1736). Quid tu, relictis urbibus, Mortalium consortia Timens fugis? quid tu vides, Solusque … Continue reading

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O Pulchras Acies Castraque Fortia

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds for Holy Abbots, Monastics and Cenobitics in the Common of Abbots, Monastics, Coenobitics and Anchorites in the Paris Breviary (1736). O pulchras acies, castraque Fortia, Quæ Spes, una Fides, unus Amor … Continue reading

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