Category Archives: Evening Prayer / Vespers

Lord Of Creation, Bow Thine Ear, O Christ, To Hear

This hymn was used for Vespers I & Matins in the Common of the Apostles & Evangelists in the Sarum Breviary. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is … 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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When Christ Our Lord Had Passed Once More

This hymn is sung for Matins on Pentecost in the Extraordinary form of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Terce on Pentecost in the Ordinary Form. It was used  also used for Pentecost in the Sarum Breviary. Part I … Continue reading

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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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