Tag Archives: Heaven

Safe Home, Safe Home in Port!

This hymn is a cento of  Canon 1 at Orthros on the feast of St. John Climacus (Mar. 30) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern … Continue reading

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Light’s Abode, Celestial Salem

This hymn is about the heavenly Jerusalem. John Mason Neale lists it as a hymn for All Saints Day in the Hymnal Noted. This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 edition of John Mason … Continue reading

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Ierusalem Luminosa

This hymn is about the heavenly Jerusalem. John Mason Neale lists it as a hymn for All Saints Day in the Hymnal Noted. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Analecta Hymnica Medii Aevi: Ierusalem … Continue reading

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If There Be That Skills To Reckon

Mone lists this hymn under the title “De Gloria Caelestis Jerusalem in Communi.” John Julian indicates it is usually given for All Saints Day (Nov. 1). This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 edition … Continue reading

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Quisquis Valet Numerare

Mone lists this hymn under the title “De Gloria Caelestis Jerusalem in Communi.” John Julian indicates it is usually given for All Saints Day (Nov. 1). This is the text as it appears in F.J. Mone’s Lateinische Hymnen des Mittelalters: … Continue reading

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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

Posted in All Saints (November 1), Breviaries, Days of the Week, Evening Prayer / Vespers, Holy Mother Church, Hymns By The Greats, Major Feasts, Offices of the Breviary, Other Breviaries, Peter Abelard, Sabbath/Saturday, Sunday, The Church Triumphant/The Heavenly Jerusalem, The Church Year, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Liturgy of the Church | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment