Category Archives: Jean-Baptiste de Santeul

O Captain Of The Martyr Host!

This hymn was used for Matins on the Feast of St. Stephen in the Paris Breviary. O Captain of the Martyr Host! O peerless in renown! Not from the fading flowers of earth Weave we for thee a crown. The … Continue reading

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O Qui Tuo, Dux Martyrum

This hymn was used for Matins on the Feast of St. Stephen in the Paris Breviary. O qui tuo, dux Martyrum, Præfers coronam nomine, Non de caducis floribus Tibi coronam nectimus. Tuo cruenta sanguine, Quam saxa fulgent pulchrius Aptata sacro … Continue reading

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What Mortal Tongue Can Sing Thy Praise

This is a hymn for the Nativity of Our Lady & her Immaculate Conception. Fr. Caswall includes it in Lyra Catholica for the Annunciation. What mortal tongue can sing thy praise, Dear Mother of the Lord?— To Angels only it belongs … Continue reading

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Quis Te Canat Mortalium

This is a hymn for the Nativity of Our Lady & her Immaculate Conception. Fr. Caswall includes it in Lyra Catholica for the Annunciation. This appears to be Jean-Baptiste Santeul’s original text: Quis te canat mortalium, Virgo Dei puerpera? Adeste puri … Continue reading

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The Angel Spake The Word

This is a hymn for the Solemnity of the Annunciation. The Angel spake the word — “Hail, Thou of women blest!” From highest Heav’n the Godhead comes, And fills her virgin breast. Maiden! how great henceforth Thy dignity shall be! … Continue reading

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Cælestis Ales Nuntiat

This is a hymn for the Solemnity of the Annunciation. This appears to be the original text from Jean-Baptiste Santeul’s 1689 “Hymni Sacri Et Novi”: *Cælestis ales nuntiat Implenda mox mysteria: Virtute fœcunda Deus Illapsus implet Virginem. Qualis stupendo gloria … Continue reading

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Sweet Morn! Thou Parent Of The Sun!

This is a hymn for the Nativity of Our Lady. Sweet Morn! thou Parent of the Sun! And Daughter of the same! What joy and gladness, through thy birth, This day to mortals came! Cloth’d in the Sun I see … Continue reading

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