Category Archives: Nighttime

An Evening Respond (The English Hymnal)

This is the text of this hymn as it appears The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed under Introits and Anthems as An Evening Respond (Suitable after Latin Evening Service): R. Into thy hands, O Lord, I commend my … Continue reading

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Now The Day Is Over

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed under hymns at catechism: Now the day is over, Night is drawing nigh, Shadows of the evening Steal across the sky. Now … Continue reading

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Jesu, Tender Shepherd, Hear Me

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed under hymns at catechism: Jesu, tender Shepherd, hear me, Bless thy little lamb to-night; Through the darkness be thou near me, … Continue reading

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The Day Thou Gavest, Lord, Is Ended

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as an evening hymn: The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended, The darkness falls at thy behest; To thee our morning hymns … Continue reading

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Saviour, Again To Thy Dear Name We Raise

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as an evening hymn: Saviour, again to thy dear name we raise With one accord our parting hymn of praise. Guard … Continue reading

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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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