Category Archives: St. Venantius Honorius Fortunatus

Agnoscat Omne Sæculum

This hymn was used for the minor hours on Christmas in the York Breviary. Part I was used for Prime, Part II for Terce, Part III for Sext, Part IV for None. The text here comes from “Venanti Honori Clementiani … Continue reading

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Salve Festa Dies (Pentecostes)

This is the version of the hymn used for Penetcost. Salve festa dies, toto venerabilis ævo, Qua Deus de cælo gratia fulsit humo. Salve, &c. Spiritus ecce Deus privatoque quo eius Ignis adest specie discipulis hodie. Salve, &c. Mentibus humanis … Continue reading

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Salve Festa Dies (Ascensio)

This is the version of the hymn used for the Solemnity of the Ascension. Salve festa dies, toto venerabilis ævo, Qua Deus ad cælos scandit et astra tenet, Salve, &c. Qui paucis postquam surrexerat ipse diebus Pectora confirmans, discipulos solidas. … Continue reading

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Salve Festa Dies (Pascha)

This is the version of the hymn used for Easter. 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 … 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 of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Office of Readings in the Commons for the … 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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