Category Archives: Peter Abelard

To The Virgin He Sends

This hymn is a medieval sequence hymn which was used for Advent and the Feast of the Annunciation (Mar. 25). In the Sarum Missal it was used for Masses of the Virgin Mary during Advent. This is the text of … Continue reading

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Mittit Ad Virginem

This hymn is a medieval sequence hymn which was used for Advent and the Feast of the Annunciation (Mar. 25). In the Sarum Missal it was used for Masses of the Virgin Mary during Advent. This is the text of … Continue reading

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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