Category Archives: Ordination

Creator Spirit! By Whose Aid

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in Reginald Heber’s “Hymns Written and Adapted to the Weekly Church Service of the Year” in 1827. It was listed in that for the Fourth Sunday after Easter. However, being a … Continue reading

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Come, O Creator Spirit!

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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Praise We Those Ministers Celestial

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. Praise we those ministers celestial Whom the … Continue reading

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Veni Creator Spiritus

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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Come Holy Ghost Our Souls Inspire

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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God Of The Prophets Bless The Prophets’ Sons

God of the prophets! Bless the prophets’ sons, Elijah’s mantle o’er Elisha cast; Each age its solemn task may claim but once; Make each one nobler, stronger, than the last. Anoint them prophets! Make their ears attent To Thy divinest … Continue reading

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Come, O Creator Spirit Blest!

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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