Category Archives: Nighttime

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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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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Surgentes Ad Te Domine

This hymn is used as a hymn for the middle of the night in the old Hymnarium of the Mozarabic Breviary.  This is the text as it appears in the Hymnarium: Surgentes ad te Domine Atre noctis silentio, Vigiliis obsequiis … Continue reading

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Ihesu Defensor Omnium

This hymn is used as a hymn for the middle of the night in the old Hymnarium of the Mozarabic Breviary.  This is the text as it appears in the Hymnarium: Ihesu defensor omnium Protector et mirabilis, Sueta noctis advenit … Continue reading

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Quod Convolutis Artubus

This hymn is used as a hymn for the middle of the night in the old Hymnarium of the Mozarabic Breviary.  Quod convolutis artubus Somno gravatis torpunt Delumens in somnio Turpique fluxu in semine: Fusis Pater piissime Expostulamus fletibus, Ut … Continue reading

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