Category Archives: The Holy Angels

Around The Triune Lord Above

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Matthew Bridges’ 1852 hymnal The Passion of Jesus: A Collection of Original Pieces Corresponding with the Five Sorrowful Mysteries in the Rosary of Our Blessed Lady. It is … Continue reading

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Prompta Cuncta Catholicæ

This hymn is used for Lauds for the Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel (September 29) in the Mozarabic Breviary. It is also used for Vespers & Lauds on the in Feast of Saint Gabriel the Archangel (March 24) the Appendix … Continue reading

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O Cælorum Alme Princeps

This hymn is used for Vespers for the Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel (September 29) in the Mozarabic Breviary.  O Cælorum alme Princeps Michaël potissime, Summi Regis Christi summus Portitorque rutilus, Agius nuncupatus Michaël, Quis, ut Dominus? Tu polorum aulæ … Continue reading

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Oh Captain Of God’s Host, Whose Dreadful Might

This is the original text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was originally written for use on Michaelmas Day. Oh captain of God’s host, whose dreadful … Continue reading

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To Thee Oh Christ! Thy Father’s Light

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was listed for use on Michaelmas Day in that hymnal. To Thee oh Christ! thy Father’s … Continue reading

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Dear Angel! Ever At My Side

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Guardian Angel (for the School Children) in that hymnal: Dear Angel! ever at my side, How loving must … Continue reading

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Hail, Gabriel! Hail! A Thousand Hails

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for St. Gabriel in that hymnal: Hail, Gabriel! hail! a thousand Hails For thine whose music still prevails In the … Continue reading

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