Tag Archives: Hymns

“The Bridegroom of the Church is affixed to the Cross with nails.” (A Hymn for Holy Friday)

This is the 15th Antiphon of Holy Friday that is sung in the Orthodox Church, and in the Eastern Rite Catholic Church. Here is the late Archbishop Job of Chicago chanting it during the liturgy on his last Holy Friday … Continue reading

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Thoughts As Summer Winds Down on a Saturday

My children headed back to school twelve days back. But it still feels a bit like summer, though this year it seems as if all the seasons are running three weeks ahead of schedule. Though the scorching of July made … Continue reading

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The Rose of Sharon

The Rose of Sharon by Anonymous. Arranged by Barney E. Warren (pub. 1911) Lord Jesus, my sweet Rose of Sharon, My Prophet, my Priest, and my King— To Thee I will sing all my praises, For blessings Thy mercy doth … Continue reading

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