Category Archives: Evening Prayer / Vespers

Now Is The Healing Time Decreed

This hymn was used for Vespers from the Third Sunday of Lent to Passion Sunday in the Sarum Breviary. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906). It is listed in that … 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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Most Holy Lord And God Of Heaven

This hymn is used for Vespers on Wednesdays throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Vespers on Wednesdays of Weeks I & III of Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form. It was used … Continue reading

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O Boundless Wisdom, God Most High

This hymn is used for Vespers on Mondays throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Vespers on Mondays of Weeks I & III during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form. It was … Continue reading

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Creator Of The Earth And Sky

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I of Sunday (Saturday Evening) in the Sarum Breviary during the weeks following Epiphany. It is used in the Mozarabic Breviary for Sundays in the old Mozarabic Hymnarium. It is used … Continue reading

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Why, Impious Herod, Shouldst Thou Fear

This hymn is used for Vespers on Epiphany in both Forms of the Roman Breviary. According to Fr. Caswall in the Lyrica Catholica of 1849, this hymn is also used for Matins on the same Feast. This hymn was also … Continue reading

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