Monthly Archives: November 2013

Christo Inclyto Candida

Here is the Sequence for All Saints Day from the Sarum Missal: Christo inclyto candida nostra canant melodia agmina, Laudes omnibus dantia sanctis per haec sacrata festalia. Mariam primum vox sonnet nostra, per quam nobis vitae sunt data praemia; Regina, … Continue reading

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Immaculate and Glorious Virgin

Here’s a hymn I wrote for the Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady: Immaculate and Glorious Virgin! Thee we sing, Great Mother of God! Thou on this day to heav’n wast taken When thou thy path on earth hadst … Continue reading

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Dies Irae

Today being All Souls’ Day, in honor of the Faithful Departed: This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, … Continue reading

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