Category Archives: The Cross

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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Whilst In The Agonies Of Death

This hymn was used for Lauds for Passiontide  (Passion Week & Holy Week)  in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Whilst in the agonies of death, … Continue reading

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Lignum Crucis Mirabile

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Lignum Crucis mirabile Totum per orbem prominet, In qua pependit innocens Christus, Redemptor … Continue reading

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Uncta Crux Dei Cruore

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds & Vespers II on the Feast of Susception of the Holy Cross (First Sunday in August) and for Lauds on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) in … Continue reading

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Crux Alma Salve Crux Venerabilis

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I & Nocturns on the Feast of Susception of the Holy Cross (First Sunday in August) and for Vespers I & II on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy … Continue reading

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Crux Sola Languorum Dei

This hymn was used for Lauds on the (now defunct) Feast of the Invention [Finding] of the Holy Cross (May 3) in the Paris Breviary (1736).  Crux, sola languorum Dei Pendentis in te conscia! Eius dolores intimos, Dic verba, dic … Continue reading

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Signum Novi Crux Fœderis

This hymn was used for Nocturns & Vespers II on the (now defunct) Feast of the Invention [Finding] of the Holy Cross (May 3) in the Paris Breviary (1736).  Signum novi crux fœderis, Crux, orbis arca naufragi, Cum iam perimus, … Continue reading

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