Tag Archives: All Saints Day

O What Their Joy And Their Glory Must Be

According to In Liturgy and Song, this hymn was written by Peter Abelard for Vespers I of Sunday on Saturday evening in the Hymnarius Paraclitensis, but the song has more recently become associated with the Solemnity of All Saints on November … Continue reading

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O Quanta Qualia Sunt Illa Sabbata

According to In Liturgy and Song, this hymn was written by Peter Abelard for Vespers I of Sunday on Saturday evening in the Hymnarius Paraclitensis, but the song has more recently become associated with the Solemnity of All Saints on … Continue reading

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Deo Fruentes, Fulgidæ

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the Solemnity of All Saints (November 1) in the Ambrosian Breviary. This is the text as it appears in the Ambrosian Breviary of 1830: Deo fruentes, fulgidæ Salvete … Continue reading

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Head Of The Hosts In Glory

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Matthew Bridges’ hymnals Hymns of the Heart, For the Use of Catholics (1848) and The Passion of Jesus: A Collection of Original Pieces Corresponding with the Five Sorrowful … Continue reading

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Who Are These Like Stars Appearing

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Who are these like stars appearing, These, before God’s Throne who stand? Each a golden crown is wearing, Who are all this glorious band? Alleluia!—hark, … Continue reading

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Wer Sind Die Vor Gottes Throne?

This hymn has a complex history and has been altered many times in the German language over the centuries. This is the oldest and most complete text I have been able to track down. It comes from the 1752 hymnal … Continue reading

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O Heavenly Jerusalem

Cardinal Newman’s Hymni Ecclesiae lists this hymn as used for Lauds on the Vigil of All Saints (October 31) in the Paris Breviary. This text would belong to a later edition as it is not included in the 1736 Breviary. … Continue reading

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