Category Archives: Ancient & Mediaeval Hymns

There Is A Blessèd Home

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): There is a blessèd Home Beyond this land of woe, Where trials never come, Nor tears of sorrow flow; Where Faith is lost in sight, And patient … Continue reading

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Quantus Est! Cuius Veniens Ad Ædem

This hymn was written for the Feast of St. Nicholas of Myra (Dec. 6). This is the full, original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689). Quantus est! cuius veniens ad ædem Dexterum sentit … Continue reading

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Illa Quæ Dudum Studuit Latere

This hymn was written for the Feast of St. Nicholas of Myra (Dec. 6). This is the full, original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689). Illa, quæ dudum studuit latere, Mille portentis tua … Continue reading

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Sancta Res Sanctos Vocat Ecce Patres

This hymn was written for the Feast of St. Nicholas of Myra (Dec. 6). This is the full, original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689). Sancta Res sanctos vocat ecce* Patres: Anxios omnes … Continue reading

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Tanta Quæ Virtus Tua Nicolæ

This hymn was written for the Feast of St. Nicholas of Myra (Dec. 6). This is the full, original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689). Tanta quæ virtus tua, Nicolæ, Transtulit nomen geminos … Continue reading

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Dignare Me, O Iesu, Rogo Te

Dignare me, O Iesu, rogo Те, In Cordis Vulnere abscondere, Permitte me hic vivere, In Tuo Latere quiescere. Si præparet dæmon insidias, Et mundus offerat divitias, In Tuo Corde tutus sum, In Tuo Latere securus sum. Fallacior si caro lubricis … Continue reading

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Gloriosi Salvatoris

This hymn was used in some regional breviaries for the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus. According to Hymns Ancient and Modern the source was the Liège Breviary, but according to the Thesaurus Hymnologicus and The Latin Hymn Writers … Continue reading

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