Category Archives: Nighttime

Surgentes Ad Te Domine

This hymn is used as a hymn for the middle of the night in the old Hymnarium of the Mozarabic Breviary.  This is the text as it appears in the Hymnarium: Surgentes ad te Domine Atre noctis silentio, Vigiliis obsequiis … Continue reading

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Ihesu Defensor Omnium

This hymn is used as a hymn for the middle of the night in the old Hymnarium of the Mozarabic Breviary.  This is the text as it appears in the Hymnarium: Ihesu defensor omnium Protector et mirabilis, Sueta noctis advenit … Continue reading

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Quod Convolutis Artubus

This hymn is used as a hymn for the middle of the night in the old Hymnarium of the Mozarabic Breviary.  Quod convolutis artubus Somno gravatis torpunt Delumens in somnio Turpique fluxu in semine: Fusis Pater piissime Expostulamus fletibus, Ut … Continue reading

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O Saviour Of The World Forlorn

This hymn was used for Compline during Christmastide and on the Nativity of the BVM (Sept. 8) and All Saints (Nov. 1) in the Sarum Breviary. This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O … Continue reading

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When Shades Of Night Around Us Close

This hymn was used for Compline on Sundays and Weekdays in Advent in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): When shades of night around us close, And weary limbs in … Continue reading

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God Who Madest Earth And Heaven

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Hymns Ancient & Modern (1867): God, Who madest earth and heaven, Darkness and light; Who the day for toil hast given, For rest the night; May Thine angel-guards defend … Continue reading

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Sweet Saviour Bless Us Ere We Go

This is Fr. Faber’s full, original text from an 1852 edition of Jesus and Mary. It was Listed under “An Evening Hymn at the Oratory” in that hymnal: Sweet Saviour! bless us ere we go; Thy word into our minds … Continue reading

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