Hæc Est Dies

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of St. Teresa of Avila in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form.

Hæc est dies, qua candidæ
Instar columbæ, cælitum
Ad sacra templa spiritus
Se transtulit Teresiæ.

Sponsique voces audiit:
Veni soror de vertice
Carmeli ad Agni nuptias:
Veni ad coronam gloriæ.

Te sponse, Iesu, virginum
Beati adorent ordines,
Et nuptiali cantico
Laudent per omne sæculum. Amen.

Words: Pope Urban VIII, 1632.
Tune:Hæc Est Dies” Gregorian Chant, Mode VIII, traditional.
Meter: 88.88

This hymn has been translated into English as the following:
This Day, Beneath the Form

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