Category Archives: Times of Day

The Day Is Past And Over

This hymn is a translation of troparia used during Great Compline in the Horologion in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern Church (1862). The text in … Continue reading

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Receive, O Lord, In Heaven Above

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906). It is listed under Saints’ Days: General: For a Vigil in that hymnal: Receive, O Lord, in heaven above Our prayers and supplications pure; … Continue reading

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The Praises That The Blessed Know

This hymn was used as the sequence hymn for the feast of St. Augustine of Hippo (Aug. 28) in a number of medieval Missals, particularly in France.  This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 … Continue reading

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Our Festal Strains To-Day Reveal

This hymn was used as the sequence hymn for the feast of St. Augustine of Hippo (Aug. 28) in a number of medieval Missals, particularly in France.  This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 … Continue reading

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The Church On Earth, With Answ’ring Love

This hymn was used in many medieval Missals as a sequence hymn for the Solemnity of All Saints (Nov. 1). This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 edition of John Mason Neale’s Hymnal Noted, … Continue reading

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Be Present, Holy Father

This is an evening hymn by Prudentius entitled “Hymnus Ante Somnium” (Hymn Before Sleep). John Mason Neale translated a portion of this lengthy hymn as a Sunday evening hymn. This is the text of this hymn as it appears in … Continue reading

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Ades Pater Supreme

This is an evening hymn by Prudentius entitled “Hymnus Ante Somnium” (Hymn Before Sleep). This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The Hymns of Prudentius translated by Martin Pope: Ades Pater supreme, Quem nemo vidit unquam, … Continue reading

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