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musings of a young Catholic aspiring to be faithful to his Lord and God Jesus Christ through His Holy Catholic Church

Omnes Fideles Plaudite

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Nov. 21) in the Sarum Breviary. Omnes fideles plaudite, Et Virginis infantiam Devoto corde colite Mirantes eius gratiam. Nam in puella tenera Vernat … Continue reading

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Sacræ Parentes Virginis

This hymn was used for Matins on the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Nov. 21) in the Sarum Breviary. Sacræ parentes virginis Steriles naturaliter: Hanc dono summi numinis Susceperunt feliciter. Votum solventes filiam Ad templum trimam … Continue reading

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O Dei Sapientia

This hymn was used for Vespers I on the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Nov. 21) in the Sarum Breviary. O Dei sapientia Attingens cuncta fortiter: Humana lapsus vicia Sublevasti suaviter. Sumpsisti formam hominis In qua mortem … Continue reading

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In Passione Domini

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Feast of the Image of the Lord the Savior in the Sarum Breviary. In passione domini Qua datur Salus homini, Sit mentis* refrigerium Et cordis desiderium. Portemus in memoria **Dolores et opprobria … Continue reading

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Nos Imago Trinitatis

This hymn was used for Vespers for a unique feast from the Sarum Breviary. The Latin title of the feast, as it appears in the 1531 Folio edition of the Sarum Breviary, is “Festum Yconiæ (Iconiæ) Domini Salvatoris.” This may … Continue reading

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Ave Maria… Virgo Serena

This is perhaps my favorite hymn to the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum, Virgo serena. Ave cuius conceptio, Solemni plena gaudio, Cælestia, terrestria, Nova replet lætitia. Ave cuius nativitas, Nostra fuit solemnitas, Ut lucifer lux oriens … Continue reading

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O Pater Sancte Mitis Atque Pie

This hymn was used for Lauds on Trinity Sunday in the Sarum Breviary. O Pater Sancte mitis atque pie, O Iesu Christe Fili venerande, Paracliteque Spiritus, O Alme Deus æterne. Trinitas Sancta, Unitasque firma, Deitas vera, Bonitas immensa, Lux angelorum, … Continue reading

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