Category Archives: Caelius Sedulius

Hostis Herodes Impie

This hymn is used for Vespers on Epiphany in both Forms. According to Fr. Caswall in the Lyrica Catholica of 1849, this hymn is also used for Matins on the same Feast. Hostis Herodes impie, Christum venire quid times? Non … Continue reading

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O Cruel Herod! Why Thus Fear

This hymn is used for Vespers on Epiphany in both Forms. According to Fr. Caswall in the Lyrica Catholica of 1849, this hymn is also used for Matins on the same Feast. O cruel Herod! why thus fear Thy King … Continue reading

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A Solis Ortus Cardine

This hymn is used for Lauds during the Season of Christmas in both Forms. A solis ortus cardine Adusque terræ limitem Christum canamus Principem, Natum Maria Virgine. Beatus Auctor sæculi Servile corpus induit, Ut carne carnem liberans Non perderet quod … Continue reading

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From The Far-Blazing Gate Of Morn

This hymn is used for Lauds during the Season of Christmas in both Forms. From the far-blazing gate of morn To earth’s remotest shore, Let every tongue confess to Him Whom holy Mary bore. Lo! the great Maker of the … Continue reading

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How Vain The Cruel Herod’s Fear

This hymn is used for Vespers on Epiphany in both Forms. According to Fr. Caswall in the Lyrica Catholica of 1849, this hymn is also used for Matins on the same Feast. How vain the cruel Herod’s fear, When told … Continue reading

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