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So here are translations I have attempted of the Prayer to the Life-Giving Cross from the Russian Orthodox tradition into Latin, Hebrew and Greek. I am particularly uncertain of the Greek, since it is least familiar to me: Exsurgat Deus, … Continue reading
I ended up writing a second hymn on Holy Saturday after I posted the first one, and I forgot to post on here until now. It is a versified form of the Eastern Orthodox Aposticha for Holy Saturday: Lo! From … Continue reading
Here are a couple hymns I wrote this week: I wrote this one last Sunday evening. That passage in the Gospel of John where St. John the Baptist says “From now on I must decrease and He must increase” came … Continue reading
In class this week I composed a hymn version of the beautiful Antiphon XV from the Eastern Church’s office for Good Friday. Here is the text followed by my hymn version: Today He who hung the earth upon the waters … Continue reading
So I got inspired this week to write some hymns to our Lady. This first one here is dedicated to Our Lady of Walsingham. Haven’t really found one dedicated to her under this title, and seeing as that is the … Continue reading
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