Tag Archives: Hymns Ancient & Modern

For Thy Dear Saint, O Lord

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867). It is listed in that hymnal under the heading “Martyrs, etc.”: For Thy dear saint, O Lord, Who strove in Thee to live, Who … Continue reading

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Ye Servants Of Our Glorious King

According to Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867) & Cyber Hymnal, this text is based on the Roman Breviary hymn Æterna Christi Munera (Christo Profusum Sanguinem) from the Common of Apostles and of Martyrs. Hymns Ancient and Modern indicates that this hymn … Continue reading

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How Blest The Matron, Who Endued

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds in the Common of Holy Women in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. In the Ordinary Form, it is used for Vespers for the same Office.  This is the text of the … Continue reading

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Jesu, The Virgins’ Crown, Do Thou

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds in the Common of a Virgins in the Both Forms of the Roman Breviary (Though in the Ordinary Form it’s use for Lauds is for Multiple Virgins only). It was also used for Lauds … Continue reading

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Not By The Martyr’s Death Alone

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns for the Common of the Just/Righteous in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Not by the martyr’s … Continue reading

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For Man The Saviour Shed

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I & II in the Common for One Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): For … Continue reading

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O God, Thy Soldiers’ Great Reward

This hymn is used for Vespers and Matins on feasts of one Martyr in the Commons of the Saints for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary.  In the Ordinary Form, it is used for II Vespers on feasts of … Continue reading

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