Tag Archives: John Chandler

‘Gainst What Foemen Art Thou Rushing

This hymn was used for Nocturns for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul (January 25) in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. ‘Gainst what foemen … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Spirit, Creator, Come (Chandler)

This hymn to the Holy Spirit is used frequently in the life of the Church, including ordinations, Pentecost and Confirmation. In the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary, it is used for Vespers on Pentecost. According to the Liber Hymnarius, … Continue reading

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O Lord How Joyful ‘Tis To See

This hymn was used for Vespers on Tuesdays in Ordinary Time in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. The text appears unaltered in Hymns Ancient and … Continue reading

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