Category Archives: St. Venantius Honorius Fortunatus

Salve Festa Dies (Pascha)

Salve festa dies, toto venerabilis ævo, Quæ Deus infernum vicit et astra tenet. Salve, &c. Ecce renascentis testatur gratia mundi Omnia cum Domino dona redisse suo. Salve, &c. Tempora florigero rutilant distincta sereno Et maiore poli lumine porta patet. Salve, … Continue reading

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The Royal Banner Is Unfurled

This hymn is used for Vespers in Passiontide in the Extraordinary Form (Roman Breviary). It is also used for Lauds on the Feast of the Christ the King and Vespers on the Feasts of the Invention of the Holy Cross … Continue reading

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The God Whom Earth, And Sea, And Sky

This hymn is used for Matins for Marian feasts throughout the year in the Common of Saints for the BVM in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Office of Readings in the Commons for the BVM in the Ordinary … Continue reading

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O Queen Of All The Virgin Choir!

This hymn is used for Lauds for Marian feasts throughout the year in the Common of Saints for the BVM in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Lauds in the Commons for the BVM in the Ordinary Form. O … Continue reading

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Quem Terra, Pontus, Æthera

This hymn is used for both Forms of the Roman Breviary. It is broken into two parts, the first being used for Matins for Marian feasts throughout the year in the Common of Saints for the BVM and tin the … Continue reading

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The Lord, Whom Earth, And Sea, And Sky

This hymn is used for Matins for Marian feasts throughout the year in the Common of Saints for the BVM in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Office of Readings in the Commons for the BVM in the Ordinary … Continue reading

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Sing, My Tongue, The Saviour’s Glory (Fortunatus)

Fr. Caswall indicates in the Lyra Catholica that this hymn is for Passion Sunday Matins and Lauds as well as Good Friday liturgy (see notes in asterisks below). He also indicates that this is also used for Vespers on Friday … Continue reading

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