Category Archives: The Holy Spirit

Come, Holy Spirit, God Of Might

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Come, Holy Spirit, God of might, The Comforter of all, Teach us to know thy word aright, That we may never … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Spirit, Creator, Come

This hymn to the Holy Spirit is used frequently in the life of the Church, including ordinations, Pentecost and Confirmation. In the Extraordinary Form of the Office, it is used for Vespers on Pentecost. According to the Liber Hymnarius, it … Continue reading

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Our Prayer Is Heard: The Holy Dove

This hymn was used for Lauds of Pentecost in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Our prayer is heard: the holy Dove, Sent from the Father’s … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Ghost, Thou Source Of Good!

This hymn was used for Vespers I of Pentecost in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Come, Holy Ghost, thou source of good! For lo! the … Continue reading

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O Jesu, Who Art Gone Before

This hymn was used for Nocturns for the Vigil of Pentecost in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. O Jesu, who art gone before To thy … Continue reading

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Blest Spirit One With God Above

This hymn is used for Terce on Sundays and Weekdays throughout the year in the Extraordinary form and the Ordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. … Continue reading

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Oh Holy Spirit, Lord Of Grace

This hymn is used for Terce on Sundays and Weekdays throughout the year in the Paris Breviary. This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Oh Holy Spirit, Lord of grace, Eternal … Continue reading

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