Category Archives: St. Ambrose

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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Thou Crown of All the Virgin choir!

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds in the Common of a Virgins in the Both Forms (Though in the Ordinary Form it’s use for Lauds is for Multiple Virgins only).  Thou Crown of all the Virgin choir! That holy Mother’s … Continue reading

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Iesu Corona Virginum

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds in the Common of a Virgins in the Both Forms (Though in the Ordinary Form it’s use for Lauds is for Multiple Virgins only).  Iesu, corona Virginum, Quem mater illa concipit, Quae sola Virgo … Continue reading

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Te Deum

This is the great hymn of praise and thanksgiving of the Church. It has been attributed alternately to Nicetas of Remesiana and St. Ambrose. Te Deum laudamus: Te Dominum confitemur. Te aeternum Patrem omnis terra veneratur. Tibi omnes Angeli; Tibi … Continue reading

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Sing We The Martyrs Blest

This hymn is used for Matins on feasts of more than one Martyr in the Extraordinary Form and Lauds on the same type of feast in the Ordinary Form. Sing we the Martyrs blest, Their blood for Jesus pour’d; Sing … Continue reading

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Æterna Christi Munera

This hymn is divided into two parts for use in the Office. Part I of this hymn is used for Matins for feasts of the Apostles outside of Eastertide from the Commons of the Apostles in the Extraordinary Form. Part II … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Eternal Gifts

This hymn is used for Matins for feasts of the Apostles outside of Eastertide from the Commons of the Apostles in the Extraordinary Form. The Lord’s eternal gifts, Th’ Apostles’ mighty praise, Their victories, and high reward, Sing we in joyful … Continue reading

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