Category Archives: Saints of the Church (Canonized or Beatified)

O Jesu! Our Redemption!

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds on the Solemnity of the Ascension in the Extraordinary form. It is used for Vespers in the Ordinary Form on the same feast. O Jesu! our Redemption! Lov’d and desired with tears! … Continue reading

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Ruler Of The Dread Immense!

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels in both Forms. Ruler of the dread immense! Maker of this mighty frame! Whose eternal Providence Governs and upholds the same! Low before thy face we … Continue reading

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Praise We Those Ministers Celestial

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. Praise we those ministers celestial Whom the … Continue reading

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Orbis Patrator Optime

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels in both Forms. Here is the original text of this hymn: Orbis Patrator optime, Qui, quidquid est, potentia Magna creasti, nec regis Minore providentia: Adesto supplicantium … Continue reading

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Custodes Hominum

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. Custodes hominum psallimus angelos, Naturæ fragili quos … Continue reading

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Alma Parens, Omni Carens

This hymn is used for Lauds in the Office of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Alma Parens, omni carens Corruptelæ macula, Quam elegit qui confregit Diræ mortis vincula. Clemens! præsta, ut, qui festa Tua gaudent colere, Gratulentur et lætentur, Veræ lucis … Continue reading

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Light Of The Soul, O Saviour Blest!

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of the Transfiguration in the Extraordinary Form. Light of the soul, O Saviour blest! Soon as thy presence fills the breast, Darkness and guilt are put to flight, And all is … Continue reading

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