Category Archives: Rabanus Maurus

Quod Chorus Vatum Venerandus Olim

This hymn was used for Vespers I on the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Sarum Breviary. Quod chorus vatum venerandus olim, Spiritu Sancto cecinit repletus, In Dei factum genitrice constat Esse Maria. Hæc Deum … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Spirit, Creator, Come

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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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 of the Roman Breviary. It was also used for Vespers I & Matins on All Saints in the Sarum Breviary. *Iesu Salvator sæculi, Redemptis … 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 of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Vespers on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. It was also used for … 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

Posted in All Saints (November 1), Edward Caswall, English Translation of Non-English Hymn, Hymns By The Greats, Major Feasts, Morning Prayer/Lauds, Non-English Hymns, Rabanus Maurus, Roman Breviary, The Church Year, The Communion of Saints, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Proper of Saints | 1 Comment