Category Archives: The Joyful Mysteries

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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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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This Is The Day, The Solemn Day

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II on the Feast of the Annunciation and Incarnation of the Lord in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive … Continue reading

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Long Time The Fallen Human Race

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Feast of the Annunciation and Incarnation of the Lord in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Long time … Continue reading

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While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church: While shepherds watched their flocks by night, All seated on the ground, The Angel of the Lord came down, And glory shone … Continue reading

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Cease Weary Mortals, Cease To Sigh

This hymn was used for Nocturns for Christmas in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Cease, weary mortals, cease to sigh, For God hath heard you … Continue reading

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