Category Archives: The Holy Rosary

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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Praise We The Lord This Day

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): (1)Praise we the Lord this day, This day so long foretold, Whose promise shone with cheering ray On waiting saints of old. The Prophet … Continue reading

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Now My Tongue, The Mystery Telling

This hymn is one of the most beloved of the Church. It is used as the hymn for I & II Vespers on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi in The Roman & Paris Breviaries. It is used for Matins on … Continue reading

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Patapan

This is a traditional Burgundian Christmas carol by Bernard de la Monnoye. This is the standard French text as it appears in the 1842 edition of Bernard de la Monnoye’s Noëls Bourguignons (originally published 1720): Guillot, prends ton tambourin, Toi, … 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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Thou Art Gone Up On High

Thou art gone up on high, To realms beyond the skies; And round Thy Throne unceasingly The songs of praise arise:— But we are lingering here, With sin and care oppressed; Lord, send Thy promised Сomforter, And lead us to … Continue reading

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Blest Creator Of The Light

This hymn is used for Vespers (II) on Sundays throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Vespers (II) on Sundays of Weeks I & III during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form. … Continue reading

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