Category Archives: The Passion

Jesu, Meek And Lowly

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Jesu, meek and lowly, Saviour, pure and holy, On Thy Love relying, Hear me humbly crying. Prince of Life and Power, My Salvation’s Tower, On the Cross … Continue reading

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O Sacred Head Surrounded

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O Sacred Head, surrounded By crown of piercing thorn! O bleeding Head, so wounded, Reviled, and put to scorn! Death’s pallid hue comes o’er Thee, The glow … Continue reading

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Sævo Dolorum Turbine

This hymn is a hymn for Lauds on the Friday after Sexagesima Sunday, dedicated to the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The text comes from the Office of the Instruments of the Passion, or the Passion Offices. Sævo dolorum … Continue reading

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O Deus, Ego Amo Te (Xavier)

O Deus, ego amo te, Nec amo te, ut salves me, Aut, quia non amantes te Æterno punis igne. Tu, tu, mi Iesu, totum me Amplexus es in cruce; Tuliste clavos, lanceam, Multamque ignominiam, Innumeros dolores, Sudores, et angores, Et … Continue reading

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In Passione Domini

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Feast of the Image of the Lord the Savior in the Sarum Breviary. In passione domini Qua datur Salus homini, Sit mentis* refrigerium Et cordis desiderium. Portemus in memoria **Dolores et opprobria … Continue reading

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My Song Is Love Unknown

My song is love unknown, My Savior’s love to me; Love to the loveless shown, That they might lovely be. O who am I, that for my sake My Lord should take frail flesh and die? He came from His … 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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