Category Archives: Tune to Be Determined

Take The Last Kiss – The Last For Ever!

This hymn is a translation of the Stichera of the Last Kiss at the close of the funeral liturgy in the Euchologion in the Byzantine Liturgy. The full text from which this hymn is translated is found in the Great … Continue reading

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Darkness Αnd Awe, When Sinai’s Top He Trod

The following text appears in the 5th edition of Hymns of the Eastern Church as the Hirmoi for Pentecost. These are coincidentally also the Katavasia from the Canon of the Ascension which were omitted in their place in the 5th … Continue reading

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Holy Gift, Surpassing Comprehension

This hymn is a translation of Ode IX of Canon 2 at Orthros on Ascension 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 … Continue reading

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Reconciliation’s Plan Devising

This hymn is a translation of Ode V of the Canon at Orthros on St. Thomas Sunday, which is the First Sunday following Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) in the Byzantine Liturgy. This is hymn does not appear in the first … Continue reading

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Come And Let Us Drink of that New River

This hymn is a translation of Ode III of the Canon for Easter Sunday from the Pentecostarion in the Byzantine Liturgy. This is used in what we would think of as the Easter Vigil in the Western Church. Here is … Continue reading

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My God—My God—Oh! Why Hast Thou

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Matthew Bridges’ 1852 hymnal The Passion of Jesus: A Collection of Original Pieces Corresponding with the Five Sorrowful Mysteries in the Rosary of Our Blessed Lady. It is … Continue reading

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The Sins Of Sense To All Are Known

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Matthew Bridges’ 1852 hymnal The Passion of Jesus: A Collection of Original Pieces Corresponding with the Five Sorrowful Mysteries in the Rosary of Our Blessed Lady. It is … Continue reading

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