Tag Archives: Saints Feast Days

Lord Of Creation, Bow Thine Ear, O Christ, To Hear

This hymn was used for Vespers I & Matins in the Common of the Apostles & Evangelists in the Sarum Breviary. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is … Continue reading

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Let Our Choir New Anthems Raise

This hymn is a cento of  Canon 1 at Orthros on the feast of Sts. Timothy and Maura, Martyrs (May 3) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of … Continue reading

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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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O Happy Band Of Pilgrims

This hymn is a cento of  Canon 1 at Orthros on the feast of Sts. Chrysanthus and Daria, Martyrs (Mar. 19 Eastern Church / Oct. 25 Western Church) in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears … Continue reading

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Receive, O Lord, In Heaven Above

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906). It is listed under Saints’ Days: General: For a Vigil in that hymnal: Receive, O Lord, in heaven above Our prayers and supplications pure; … Continue reading

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Ave Maria Blessèd Maid

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906). It is listed under Saints’ Days: St. Mary the Virgin: Ave Maria blessèd Maid: Lily of Eden’s fragrant shade! Who can express the love That … Continue reading

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Stars Of The Morning

Dr. Neale introduces this text in the original 1862 addition of Hymns of the Eastern Church as “A Cento from the Canon of the “Bodiless Ones.” Tuesday in the Week of the Fourth Tone.” The 5th edition, however, states that … Continue reading

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