Category Archives: Pope St. Gregory the Great

Clarum Decus Ieiunii

This hymn was used for Matins from the Third Sunday of Lent to Passion Sunday in the Sarum Breviary. Clarum decus ieiunii Monstratur orbi cælitus, Quod Christus auctor omnium Cibis dicavit abstinens. Hoc Moyses carus Deo Legisque lator factus est, … Continue reading

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Ecce Tempus Idoneum

This hymn was used for Vespers from the Third Sunday of Lent to Passion Sunday in the Sarum Breviary. Ecce tempus idoneum, Medicina peccaminum, Quibus Deum offendimus, Corde, verbis, operibus: Qui pius et* propitius Nobis pepercit** hactenus, Ne nos cum … Continue reading

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Summi Largitor Præmii

This hymn was used for Matins during the first three weeks of Lent in the Sarum Breviary. Summi largitor præmii, Spes qui es unica mundi, Preces intende servorum Ad Te devote clamantum. Nostra Te conscientia Grave offendisse monstrat, Quam emundes … Continue reading

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Thou Gracious Author Of Our Days

This hymn is used for Vespers on Sundays and Weekdays in Lent from the First Sunday in Lent through Passion Sunday in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers on Sundays in Lent until Holy Week in the Ordinary … Continue reading

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Source Of Light And Life Divine

This hymn is used for Vespers (II) on Sundays throughout the year in the Extraordinary form. It is used for Vespers (II) on Sundays of Weeks I & III during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form. This is the original text … Continue reading

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Rex Christe Factor Omnium

Rex Christe, factor omnium, Redemptor et credentium, Placare votis supplicum Te laudibus colentium. Cuius benigna gratia Crucis per alma vulnera Virtute solvit ardua Primi parentis vincula, Qui es creator siderum, Tegmen subisti carneum, Dignatus hanc vilissimam Pati doloris formulam. Ligatus … Continue reading

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His Sacred Feet With Tears Of Agony

This hymn is used for Matins on the Feast of St. Mary Magdalen in the Extraordinary Form. His sacred feet with tears of agony She bathes; and prostrate on the earth adores; Steeps them in kisses chaste, and wipes them … Continue reading

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