Category Archives: Evening

Inventor Rutilis Dux Bone Luminis

This hymn was used for Vespers I on Sundays in Ordinary Time (Weeks after Epiphany and Pentecost) in the Mozarabic Breviary – except where noted on another hymn. Inventor rutilis dux bone luminis, Qui certis vicibus tempora dividis, Merso sole … Continue reading

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God That Madest Earth And Heaven

This is the original text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was originally written for use as an evening hymn. God that madest Earth and Heaven, … Continue reading

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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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