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O Lovely Light Of Fatherland!

This hymn is used for Lauds the Feast of Sts. Cyril and Methodius in the Extraordinary Form. O lovely light of fatherland! Kind beacon to Slavonic race, Brothers, all hail! your festival With yearly canticle we grace. Whom Rome applauding … Continue reading

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Sing, O Ye Faithful

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins the Feast of Sts. Cyril and Methodius in the Extraordinary Form. Sing, o ye faithful, sing two athlete brothers, Welcomed above to thrones of light supernal; Sing, of Slavonia’s race, the glory … Continue reading

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Lux O Decora Patriæ

This hymn is used for Lauds the Feast of Sts. Cyril and Methodius in the Extraordinary Form. Lux o decora patriæ Slavisque amica gentibus, Salvete, fratres: annuo Vos efferemus cantico: Quos Roma plaudens excipit, Complexa mater filios, Auget corona præsulum, … Continue reading

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Sedibus Cæli

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins the Feast of Sts. Cyril and Methodius in the Extraordinary Form. Sedibus cæli nitidis receptos Dicite athletas geminos, fideles; Slavicæ duplex columen, decusque Dicite gentis. Hos amor fratres sociavit unus, Unaque abduxit … Continue reading

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Veni, Veni, Emmanuel

This hymn is based on the great “O Antiphons” of Advent from the Breviary. Veni, veni, Emmanuel Captivum solve Israel, Qui gemit in exsilio, Privatus Dei Filio. Refrain: Gaude! Gaude! Emmanuel, Nascetur pro te Israel! Veni, O Sapientia, Quæ hic … Continue reading

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When War Was Raging, And The Town

This hymn is used for Matins on the Feast of The Seven Holy Founders in the Extraordinary Form. When war was raging, and the town Was red with blood of brother bands, Our Virgin-Mother bowed her down With bounteous hands. Seven … Continue reading

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Lo! Mary Is Exempt From Stain Of Sin

This hymn is used for Vespers on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes in both Forms. Lo! Mary is exempt from stain of sin, Proclaims the Pontiff high; And earth applauding celebrates with joy Her triumph, far and high. … Continue reading

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