Tag Archives: Christmastide

Of The Father’s Heart Begotten

This hymn was used for Compline on the Nativity of the Lord and during Christmastide in the York Breviary. It was also used in sections for Prime, Terce, Sext & None from the Nativity of the Lord to the Feast … Continue reading

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O Wond’rous Mystery, Full Of Passing Grace!

This hymn is a translation of Ode IX of Canon 1 at Orthros on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern Church … Continue reading

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The Dewy Freshness That The Furnace Flings

This hymn is a translation of Ode VIII of Canon 1 at Orthros on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern Church … Continue reading

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The Holy Children Boldly Stand

This hymn is a translation of Ode VII of Canon 1 at Orthros on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern Church … Continue reading

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Father Of Peace, And God Of Consolation!

This hymn is a translation of Ode V of Canon 1 at Orthros on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern Church … Continue reading

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Rod Of The Root Of Jesse

This hymn is a translation of Ode IV of Canon 1 at Orthros on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern Church … Continue reading

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Him, Of The Father’s Very Essence

This hymn is a translation of Ode III of Canon 1 at Orthros on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern Church … Continue reading

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