Tag Archives: Penitential Hymns

God, Creator And Preserver!

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Times of Trouble [Scarcity]: God, Creator and Preserver!God, who feedest man and beastGod, whose tender mercy carethFor the … Continue reading

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O Lord Of Life And Death, We Come

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Times of Trouble [Pestilence]: O Lord of life and death, we comeIn sorrow to Thy Throne;Yet not … Continue reading

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Dread Jehovah! God Of Nations

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in the April 1804 edition of The Christian Observer under the header “Hymn for the Fast Day. May 25,1804.”: “Dread Jehovah! God of Nations,From thy Temple in the Skies,Hear … Continue reading

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Great King Of Nations, Hear Our Prayer, While At Thy Feet We Fall

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Times of Trouble: Great King of nations, hear our prayer, while at Thy feet we fall,And humbly, with … Continue reading

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Before Thine Awful Presence, Lord

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in Church Hymns (1871) where it is listed as a hymn for Confirmation: Before Thine awful presence, Lord,Thy sinful servants bow;Trembling to speak the solemn word,To frame the sacred vow. … Continue reading

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Father, We Humbly Pray

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in the third edition (1863) of the Holy Year (1862) where it is listed for Rogation Days.  Father, we humbly prayTo Thee, in whom we live;Our countless sins, for … Continue reading

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Merciful Maker, Hear Our Call

This hymn is used for Vespers on Sundays and Weekdays in Lent from the First Sunday in Lent through Passion Sunday in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Vespers on Sundays in Lent until Holy … Continue reading

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Saviour! With Secret Sighs To Thee

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymns of the Heart for the Use of Catholics (1848) where is is listed under the title “Meditation”: Saviour! with secret sighs to Thee,I bring my heart, and … Continue reading

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Psalm 130

This is the text of Psalm 130 (Psalm 129 LXX & Vul.) in the original Hebrew, as well as the Greek Septuagint, Latin Vulgate,  and English translations from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer Psalter (following the Hebrew) and Douay-Rheims … Continue reading

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The Divine Praises

The Divine Praises are a litany originally composed by an 18th Century Italian priest to be prayed in reparation for any blasphemies against the Divine Name. They have since become used during Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Below are the … Continue reading

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