Tag Archives: Vespers

Father Of Spirits, Whose Divine Control

This hymn is used as a hymn for Vespers in the Office of the Dead of the Mozarabic Breviary.  This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as … Continue reading

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The Word Of God, Proceeding Forth (The English Hymnal)

This hymn is used in both Forms of the Roman Breviary as the hymn for Lauds on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi. The last two verses (O Salutaris Hostia) are sung at Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. It was also … Continue reading

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Of The Glorious Body Telling (The English Hymnal)

This hymn is one of the most beloved of the Church. It is used as the hymn for I & II Vespers on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi in The Roman & Paris Breviaries. It is used for Matins on … Continue reading

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O Strength And Stay Upholding All Creation

This hymn is used for None on Sundays and Weekdays throughout the year in the Extraordinary form and the Ordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It was also used for None in the Sarum Breviary. In the Mozarabic Breviary, it is … Continue reading

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O Gladsome Light, O Grace

This is an ancient hymn which is used in the Vespers service of the Byzantine Liturgy: This is the text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is listed as an evening hymn: O … Continue reading

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Φῶς Ἱλαρὸν Ἁγίας Δόξης

This is an ancient hymn which is used in the Vespers service of the Byzantine Liturgy: Φῶς ἱλαρὸν ἁγίας δόξης, ἀθανάτου Πατρός, οὐρανίου, ἁγίου, μάκαρος, Ἰησοῦ Χριστέ, ἐλθόντες ἐπὶ τὴν ἡλίου δύσιν, ἰδόντες φῶς ἑσπερινόν, ὑμνοῦμεν Πατέρα, Υἱόν, καὶ ἅγιον … Continue reading

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O Saviour Jesu, Not Alone

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Solemnity of All Saints in the both Forms of the Roman Breviary. It is also used for Vespers I & Matins on All Saints in the Sarum Breviary. It is used for … Continue reading

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