Category Archives: Evening

O Trinity, Of Blessèd Light

This hymn is used for Vespers on Saturdays (I Vespers Sunday) throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Vespers on Sundays of Weeks II & IV during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary … Continue reading

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God Who Madest Earth And Heaven

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Hymns Ancient & Modern (1867): God, Who madest earth and heaven, Darkness and light; Who the day for toil hast given, For rest the night; May Thine angel-guards defend … Continue reading

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Sweet Saviour Bless Us Ere We Go

This is Fr. Faber’s full, original text from an 1852 edition of Jesus and Mary. It was Listed under “An Evening Hymn at the Oratory” in that hymnal: Sweet Saviour! bless us ere we go; Thy word into our minds … Continue reading

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Through The Day Thy Love Hath Spared Us

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Hymns Ancient & Modern (1867): Through the day Thy Love hath spared us, Now we lay us down to rest; Through the silent watches guard us, Let no foe … Continue reading

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The Sun Is Sinking Fast

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Hymns Ancient & Modern (1867): The sun is sinking fast, The daylight dies; Let love awake, and pay Her evening sacrifice. As Christ upon the Cross His Head inclined, … Continue reading

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Sun Of My Soul! Thou Saviour Dear

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1867 edition of Hymns Ancient & Modern. Several verses are omitted from this version, and I will include them once I am able to find them. Sun of … Continue reading

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All Praise To Thee My God This Night

All praise to Thee, my God, this night, For all the blessings of the light! Keep me, O keep me, King of kings, Beneath Thine own almighty wings. Forgive me, Lord, for Thy dear Son, The ill that I this … Continue reading

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