Category Archives: The Holy Rosary

Oh! For A Flame Of Fire

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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There Was An Eden Once On Earth

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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Soul Of A Sinner—Turn Aside With Me

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. (I have … Continue reading

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Sacer Octavarum Dies

This hymn was used for Vespers & Lauds on the Feast of the Circumcision of the Lord (Jan. 1) in the Mozarabic Breviary.  Sacer octavarum dies Hodiernus rutilat, Quo secundum carnem Christus Circumcisus traditur: Patri, non adoptione, Sed coæternus genere. … Continue reading

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Joy! Joy! The Mother Comes

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Purification in that hymnal: Joy! Joy! the Mother comes, And in her arms she brings The Light of … Continue reading

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O Soul Of Jesus, Sick To Death!

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Agony in that hymnal: O Soul of Jesus, sick to death! Thy Blood and prayer together plead; My … Continue reading

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Abash’d Be All The Boast Of Age!

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 used in that hymnal for the First Sunday after Epiphany. Abash’d be all the … Continue reading

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