Monthly Archives: April 2017

Light Of The Soul, O Saviour Blest!

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of the Transfiguration in the Extraordinary Form. Light of the soul, O Saviour blest! Soon as thy presence fills the breast, Darkness and guilt are put to flight, And all is … Continue reading

Posted in 4. The Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Edward Caswall, English Translation of Non-English Hymn, Hymns By The Greats, Major Feasts, Morning Prayer/Lauds, Non-English Hymns, Roman Breviary, Saints of the Church (Canonized or Beatified), St. Bernard of Clairvaux, The Church Year, The Holy Rosary, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Luminous Mysteries, The Proper of Saints, The Transfiguration (August 6) | 1 Comment

All Ye Who Seek, In Hope And Love

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of the Transfiguration in the Extraordinary Form. All ye who seek, in hope and love, For your dear Lord, look up above! Where, trac’d upon the azure sky, Faith … Continue reading

Posted in 4. The Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Aurelius Clemens Prudentius, Edward Caswall, English Translation of Non-English Hymn, Evening Prayer / Vespers, Hymns By The Greats, Major Feasts, Matins/Office of Readings, Non-English Hymns, Roman Breviary, The Church Year, The Holy Rosary, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Luminous Mysteries, The Proper of Saints, The Transfiguration (August 6), Tune to Be Determined | 1 Comment

Amor Iesu Dulcissime

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of the Transfiguration in the Extraordinary Form. It is a cento of Iesu Dulcis Memoria. Here is the text of the hymn as it appeared in the 1604 recension of the … Continue reading

Posted in Ancient & Mediaeval Hymns, Hymns By The Greats, Latin Hymns, Major Feasts, Morning Prayer/Lauds, Non-English Hymns, Roman Breviary, Saints of the Church (Canonized or Beatified), St. Bernard of Clairvaux, The Church Year, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Proper of Saints, The Transfiguration (August 6) | 1 Comment

Quicumque Christum Quæritis

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of the Transfiguration in the Extraordinary Form. In the Ordinary Form, an alternate version of this hymn is used for Lauds on Epiphany. Quicumque Christum quæritis, Oculos in altum … Continue reading

Posted in Ancient & Mediaeval Hymns, Aurelius Clemens Prudentius, Christmas, Evening Prayer / Vespers, Hymns By The Greats, Latin Hymns, Major Feasts, Matins/Office of Readings, Morning Prayer/Lauds, Non-English Hymns, Original Language Text Needed, Roman Breviary, The Church Year, The Epiphany, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Proper of Saints, The Transfiguration (August 6) | 2 Comments

Placare, Christe, Servulis (Nobis)

This is the hymn for Lauds on the Feast of St. Raphael the Archangel and the Feast of St. Gabriel in the Extraordinary Form. Placare, Christe, servulis, Quibus Patris clementiam Tuæ ad tribunal gratiæ Patrona Virgo postulat. Nobis adesto Archangele, … Continue reading

Posted in Chant Tone Unknown, English Translation Needed, Latin Hymns, Morning Prayer/Lauds, Non-English Hymns, Other Feast Days, Roman Breviary, St. Gabriel the Archangel (Mar. 24 (EF)), St. Raphael the Archangel (Oct. 24 (EF)), The Church Year, The Communion of Saints, The Holy Angels, The Holy Archangels, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Proper of Saints | Leave a comment

The Lord Commands; And, Lo, His Iron Chains

This hymn is used for Vespers on the now defunct feast of St. Peter’s Chains on August 1. The Lord commands; and, lo, his iron chains, Falling from Peter, the command obey: Peter, blest shepherd! who, to verdant plains, And … Continue reading

Posted in Edward Caswall, English Translation of Non-English Hymn, Evening Prayer / Vespers, Feasts of the Apostles, Hymns By The Greats, No Tunes Exist For Hymn, Non-English Hymns, Roman Breviary, Saints of the Church (Canonized or Beatified), St. Paulinus of Aquileia, St. Peter's Chains (Aug. 1 (defunct)), The Church Year, The Communion of Saints, The Holy Apostles, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Proper of Saints | 1 Comment

His Sacred Feet With Tears Of Agony

This hymn is used for Matins on the Feast of St. Mary Magdalen in the Extraordinary Form. His sacred feet with tears of agony She bathes; and prostrate on the earth adores; Steeps them in kisses chaste, and wipes them … Continue reading

Posted in Edward Caswall, English Translation of Non-English Hymn, Hymns By The Greats, Major Feasts, Matins/Office of Readings, Non-English Hymns, Pope St. Gregory the Great, Roman Breviary, Saints of the Church (Canonized or Beatified), St. Mary Magdalen (July 22), St. Mary Magdalene, The Church Year, The Communion of Saints, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Proper of Saints, Tune to Be Determined | 1 Comment