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Hail! Festal Day! To Endless Ages KnownFrom the “Sarum Processionale,” Translation by Rev. Thomas A. Lacey (1853-1931)

Hymn NumberTuneComposer or SourceMeter
955Salve Festa DiesRev. James Baden Powell (1842-1931)10.10. with Refrain

1Hail! Festal day! To endless ages known;
When God ascended to His starry Throne.
2Now with the Lord of new and heavenly birth,
His gifts return to grace the springing earth.
3Now glows the year with painted flowers’ array,
And warmer light unbars the gates of day.
4Now Christ from gloomy Hell comes triumphing;
And field and grove with flower and leafage spring.
5The reign of Death o’erthrown, He mounts on high;
Sent forth with joyous praise from sea and sky.
6Loose now the captives, loose the prison door,
The fallen from the deep to light restore.
7A countless people from death’s bondage freed,
Own Thee Redeemer, following Thy Thee.
8Stainless, and strong, and in Thine Arms sustained,
Bear them to God, an offspring purely gained.
9One wreath be Thine, that of Thy labor comes,
And one, that of Thy ransomed people blooms.
10Creator, and Redeemer! Christ our Light!
The One begotten of the Father’s might.
11Co-equal, Co-eternal, Thou to Whom
The kingdom of the world decreed shall come.
12Thou, looking on our race in darkness laid,
To rescue man, Thyself true man wast made.
Psalm118:24This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Isaiah25:8He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the LORD hath spoken it.
1 Corinthians15:54So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.