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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

God Ended All The World’s Array

This hymn is on the days of creation. The last thirteen stanzas are used as a hymn in and of themselves. John Mason Neale translates a portion of this hymn as a hymn for Saturday evening in his Hymnal Noted … Continue reading

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Primo Deus Cæli Globum

This hymn is on the days of creation. The last thirteen stanzas are used as a hymn in and of themselves. John Mason Neale translates a portion of this hymn as a hymn for Saturday evening in his Hymnal Noted … Continue reading

Posted in Ancient & Mediaeval Hymns, Chant Tone Unknown, Days of the Week, Evening, Hymns By The Greats, Latin Hymns, Non-English Hymns, Praise to God, Sabbath/Saturday, Saints of the Church (Canonized or Beatified), St. Bede the Venerable, The Church Year, The Creation, The Mighty Acts of God, Times of Day, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

O What Their Joy And Their Glory Must Be

According to In Liturgy and Song, this hymn was written by Peter Abelard for Vespers I of Sunday on Saturday evening in the Hymnarius Paraclitensis, but the song has more recently become associated with the Solemnity of All Saints on November … Continue reading

Posted in All Saints (November 1), Ancient & Mediaeval Hymns, Breviaries, Days of the Week, English Translation of Non-English Hymn, Evening Prayer / Vespers, Holy Mother Church, Holy Saturday, Hymns By The Greats, John Mason Neale, Major Feasts, Non-English Hymns, Offices of the Breviary, Other Breviaries, Peter Abelard, Sabbath/Saturday, Sunday, The Church Triumphant/The Heavenly Jerusalem, The Church Year, The Communion of Saints, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Liturgy of the Church | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

O Quanta Qualia Sunt Illa Sabbata

According to In Liturgy and Song, this hymn was written by Peter Abelard for Vespers I of Sunday on Saturday evening in the Hymnarius Paraclitensis, but the song has more recently become associated with the Solemnity of All Saints on … Continue reading

Posted in All Saints (November 1), Breviaries, Days of the Week, Evening Prayer / Vespers, Holy Mother Church, Hymns By The Greats, Major Feasts, Offices of the Breviary, Other Breviaries, Peter Abelard, Sabbath/Saturday, Sunday, The Church Triumphant/The Heavenly Jerusalem, The Church Year, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Liturgy of the Church | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Appendix From Part I Of Neale’s Hymnal Noted

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in John Mason Neale’s Hymnal Noted (1851): N. B.—In the Hymns for the third, sixth, and ninth hours, the following Doxotogies may be said, at different seasons, in the place … Continue reading

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Thou, Heav’nly, New Jerusalem

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary and for Vespers of the same Office in the Ordinary Form. Fr. Britt indicates this … Continue reading

Posted in Ancient & Mediaeval Hymns, Authorship Debated, Unknown, To Be Determined, Breviaries, Dedication of A Church, English Translation of Non-English Hymn, Evening Prayer / Vespers, Holy Mother Church, Hymns By The Greats, John Mason Neale, Matins/Office of Readings, Non-English Hymns, Offices of the Breviary, Paris Breviary, Roman Breviary, Sarum Breviary, Subsections of Breviaries, The Church Triumphant/The Heavenly Jerusalem, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Liturgy of the Church | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Thee, O Christ, The Father’s Splendour

This hymn is used for the Vespers & Matins on the Feast of St. Michael (Sept. 29) in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary . It is used for Lauds on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. I … Continue reading

Posted in Ancient & Mediaeval Hymns, Breviaries, English Translation of Non-English Hymn, Evening Prayer / Vespers, Hymns By The Greats, John Mason Neale, Major Feasts, Matins/Office of Readings, Morning Prayer/Lauds, Non-English Hymns, Offices of the Breviary, Rabanus Maurus, Roman Breviary, Sarum Breviary, SS. Michael, Gabriel & Raphael (Sept. 29), Subsections of Breviaries, The Church Year, The Communion of Saints, The Holy Angels, The Holy Archangels, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Liturgy of the Church, The Proper of Saints | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment