Category Archives: Paris Breviary

The Great Advent Antiphons (The English Hymnal)

The following are the translations of the Great Advent Antiphons (The “O” Antiphons) as they appear in The English Hymnal (1906). Links to the original Latin text for each are included in the Latin title for each below: Dec. 16 … Continue reading

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Come, O Creator Spirit, 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 Roman Breviary, it is used for Vespers on Pentecost. According to the Liber Hymnarius, … Continue reading

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O Kind Creator, Bow Thine Ear

This hymn is used for Vespers on Sundays and Weekdays in Lent from the First Sunday in Lent through Passion Sunday in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Vespers on Sundays in Lent until Holy … Continue reading

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Maker Of Earth, To Thee Alone

This hymn was used for Saturday Vespers (Sunday Vespers I) from the Saturday before Septuagesima until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906). It … Continue reading

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All Hail, Ye Little Martyr Flowers

This hymn is used in the Office for the Feast of the Holy Innocents (Dec. 28) in the Roman and the Paris Breviaries. This translation does not follow the exact set of verses uses for either breviary however, so I … Continue reading

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Let Sighing Cease And Woe

This hymn was used for Nocturns for Christmas in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906): Let sighing cease and woe, God from on high hath heard, Heaven’s … Continue reading

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The Advent Of Our God (Packer)

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns (Matins) during Advent in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906): The advent of our God With eager prayers we … Continue reading

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