Category Archives: The Holy Apostles

The Son, Upon His Father’s Throne

This hymn was used for Vespers II on the Feast of Sts. Philip and James the Apostles in the Paris Breviary (1736). At the time, this feast was celebrated on May 1. From 1955 to 1969 it was celebrated on … Continue reading

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The Lord Hath Burst The Bonds Of Death

This hymn was used for Vespers I on the Feast of Sts. Philip and James the Apostles in the Paris Breviary (1736). At the time, this feast was celebrated on May 1. From 1955 to 1969 it was celebrated on … Continue reading

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At Length Draws Near The Long-Expected Day

This hymn was used for Nocturns on the Feast of Sts. Philip and James the Apostles in the Paris Breviary (1736). At the time, this feast was celebrated on May 1. From 1955 to 1969 it was celebrated on May … Continue reading

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His Only Son The Father Gave

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers II in the Common of the Holy Apostles in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. His only … Continue reading

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Hail! Princes Of The Host Of Heaven

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds in the Common of the Holy Apostles in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Hail! Princes of … Continue reading

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What Feeble Instruments, O Lord

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns in the Common of the Holy Apostles in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. What feeble instruments, … Continue reading

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The Shepherd Slain, The Wolf Returns

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul (January 25) in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. … Continue reading

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