Category Archives: 1. The Annunciation

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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The God Whom Earth, And Sea, And Sky

This hymn is used for Matins for Marian feasts throughout the year in the Common of Saints for the BVM in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Office of Readings in the Commons for the … Continue reading

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Hail O Star That Pointest

This hymn is used for Vespers for Marian feasts throughout the year in the Common of Saints for the BVM in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers II in the Commons for the BVM in the Ordinary Form. … Continue reading

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Gabriel From The Heaven Descending

Gabriel, from the Heaven descending, On the faithful Word attending, Is in holy converse blending With the virgin full of grace: That good word and sweet he plighteth In the bosom where it lighteth, And for Eva Ave writeth, Changing … Continue reading

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What Mortal Tongue Can Sing Thy Praise

This is a hymn for the Nativity of Our Lady & her Immaculate Conception. Fr. Caswall includes it in Lyra Catholica for the Annunciation. What mortal tongue can sing thy praise, Dear Mother of the Lord?— To Angels only it belongs … Continue reading

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