Category Archives: Dedication of A Church

Christ Is Our Corner-Stone, On Him Alone We Build

This hymn is used for Lauds in the Common of the Dedication of a Church in both Forms. It was used for Nocturns for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Paris Breviary of 1736. This is the … Continue reading

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O City Of Our God, Jerusalem The Blest!

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Extraordinary Form and for Vespers of the same Office in the Ordinary Form. It was used for Vespers I for the … Continue reading

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Urbs Beata Vera Pacis

According to Cardinal Newman’s Hymni Ecclesiae, this hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Paris Breviary. This was not the case in the famous 1736 edition, and so … Continue reading

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Ecce Sedes Hic Tonantis

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers II for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Paris Breviary (1736). Ecce sedes hic Tonantis, Ecce cæli ianua: Hic sacerdos, ara, templum, Hic Deus fit hostia; Incruenta … Continue reading

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Patris Æterni Soboles Coæva

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Paris Breviary (1736). Patris æterni Soboles coæva, Dum tuæ sacros pia plebs honores Ædis instaurat, Deus alme, nostris Annue votis. … Continue reading

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From Highest Heav’n, The Father’s Son

This hymn is used for Lauds in the Common of the Dedication of a Church in both Forms.  From highest Heav’n, the Father’s Son. Descending like that mystic stone Cut from a mountain without hands, Came down below, and fill’d … Continue reading

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Jerusalem, Thou City Blest!

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Extraordinary Form and for Vespers of the same Office in the Ordinary Form.  Jerusalem, thou City blest! Dear vision of celestial … Continue reading

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