Tag Archives: The Holy Guardian Angels

Custos Preces Mortalium

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the feast of the Holy Guardian Angels (October 2) in the Ambrosian Breviary. This is the text as it appears in the Ambrosian Breviary of 1830: Custos preces … Continue reading

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Dear Angel! Ever At My Side

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Guardian Angel (for the School Children) in that hymnal: Dear Angel! ever at my side, How loving must … Continue reading

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They Come, God’s Messengers Of Love

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): They come, God’s Messengers of Love, They come from Realms of peace above, From Homes of never-fading Light, From blissful Mansions ever bright. They … Continue reading

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