Category Archives: Rabanus Maurus

Creator Spirit! By Whose Aid

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in Reginald Heber’s “Hymns Written and Adapted to the Weekly Church Service of the Year” in 1827. It was listed in that for the Fourth Sunday after Easter. However, being a … Continue reading

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Come, O Creator Spirit!

This hymn to the Holy Spirit is used frequently in the life of the Church, including ordinations, Pentecost and Confirmation. In the Extraordinary Form of the Office, it is used for Vespers on Pentecost. According to the Liber Hymnarius, it … Continue reading

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Iesu Salvator Sæculi

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Solemnity of All Saints in the both Forms. *Iesu Salvator sæculi, Redemptis ope subveni: Et pia Dei genetrix Salutem posce miseris. Cœtus omnes Angelici, Patriarcharum cunei, Et Prophetarum merita Nobis precentur veniam. … Continue reading

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Christe Redemptor Omnium Conserva

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Solemnity of All Saints in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. Christe Redemptor omnium, Conserva tuos famulos, Beatæ semper Virginis Placatus sanctis … Continue reading

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Giver Of Life, Eternal Lord!

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Solemnity of All Saints in the both Forms. Giver of life, eternal Lord! Thy own redeem’d defend; Mother of Grace! thy children save, And help them to the end. Ye thousand thousand … Continue reading

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O Christ, Thy Guilty People Spare!

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Solemnity of All Saints in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. O Christ, thy guilty people spare! Lo, kneeling at … Continue reading

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O Christ, The Glory Of The Angel Choirs!

This hymn is used for the Lauds on the Feast of St. Raphael in the Extraordinary Form . Fr. Caswall authored another translation of this hymn for other feast days. That text may be found here for more information. O Christ, the … Continue reading

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