Category Archives: The Sorrowful Mysteries

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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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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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To Whom Is Our Report Made Known?

This hymn was used for Vespers I for Passion Sunday & Palm Sunday  in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. To whom is our report made … Continue reading

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See Him In The Garden Lone

See Him in the garden lone, Midnight darkness o’er Him; None but God to hear His moan, Naught but death before Him; All alone! All alone! He the wine press treads alone. All His friends forsake Him now, None with … Continue reading

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Behold The Savior Of The World

Behold the Savior of the world Embrued with sweat and gore, Expiring on that shameful cross, Where He our sorrows bore! Compassion for lost human race Brought down God’s only Son, To veil in flesh His radiant face, And for … Continue reading

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Behold The Savior Goeth Forth

I composed this hymn specifically with the 4th Sorrowful Mystery of the Holy Rosary in mind. Behold the Savior goeth forth Along the road to Golgotha; Upon His back He bears the Cross, By all man’s sin and shame weighed … Continue reading

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The Mount Of Olives Witnesseth

This hymn is used for Matins on the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary/Our Lady of Victory in the Extraordinary Form. The Mount of Olives witnesseth The awful agony of God: His soul is sorrowful to death, His sweat … Continue reading

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