Tag Archives: The Holy Angels

Propers For The Feast Of St. Michael And All Angels

This is the text of the translation of the Propers for St. Michael and All Angels (Sept. 29) as they appear in The English Hymnal (1906):  Introit: (Benedicite Dominum.) O praise the Lord, all ye his Angels: excelling in power, that … Continue reading

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Hark! Hark, My Soul! Angelic Songs Are Swelling

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Oratory Hymns (1854) where it is listed under the heading “The Pilgrims of the Night.”: Hark! hark! my soul! angelic songs are swelling O’er earth’s green fields and … Continue reading

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Around The Throne Of God A Band

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as a hymn for Michaelmas (Sept. 29):* Around the throne of God a band Of glorious Angels always stand; Bright things they … Continue reading

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Christ, The Fair Glory Of The Holy Angels

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of St. Michael as well as Vespers in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. On the Feast of St. Raphael, its first verse and the last three verses are used … 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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The Mighty Host On High

This hymn was used for Lauds & Vespers II for the Feast of St. Raphael the Archangel in the Hereford Breviary. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 edition of John Mason Neale’s Hymnal … Continue reading

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Thee, O Christ, The Father’s Splendour

This hymn is used for the Vespers & Matins on the Feast of St. Michael (Sept. 29) in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary . It is used for Lauds on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. I … Continue reading

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