Category Archives: The Church Year

To Earth Descending, Word Sublime

This hymn is used for Matins/Office of Readings on Sundays and weekdays during the Season of Advent in both Forms of the Roman Breviary as well as the Sarum Breviary. It is used for Vespers on Mondays I, V & … Continue reading

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Macht Hoch Die Tür, Die Tor’ Macht Weit

Macht hoch die Tür, die Tor’ macht weit, Es kommt der Herr der Herrlichkeit, Ein König aller Königreich’, Ein Heiland aller Welt zugleich, Der Heil und Leben mit sich bringt; Derhalben jauchzt, mit Freuden singt: Gelobet sei mein Gott, Mein … Continue reading

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On This The Virgin Lucy’s Day

This hymn is used for Vespers & Lauds for the Feast of St. Lucy, virgin & marytr (Dec. 13) in the Calahorra Breviary. The text below is my translation of the hymn into English meter. On this, the virgin Lucy’s … Continue reading

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Gratuletur Plebs Fidelis

This hymn is used for Lauds for the Feast of St. Lucy, virgin & marytr (Dec. 13) in the Solsona Breviary. The text below comes from the Hymnodia Hiberica volume of the Analecta Hymnica Medii Ævi (1894). Gratuletur plebs fidelis Proferendo … Continue reading

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Luciæ Lætetur Gestis

This hymn is used for Nocturns[Matins] for the Feast of St. Lucy, virgin & marytr (Dec. 13) in the Solsona Breviary. The text below comes from the Hymnodia Hiberica volume of the Analecta Hymnica Medii Ævi (1894). Luciæ lætetur gestis Turba … Continue reading

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Pneumatis Igne Succensa

This hymn is used for Vespers for the Feast of St. Lucy, virgin & marytr (Dec. 13) in the Solsona Breviary. The text below comes from the Hymnodia Hiberica volume of the Analecta Hymnica Medii Ævi (1894). Pneumatis igne succensa Caritate … Continue reading

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Laudemus Christum Dominum

This hymn is used for Nocturns [Matins] for the Feast of St. Lucy, virgin & marytr (Dec. 13) in the Calahorra Breviary. The text below comes from the Hymnodia Hiberica volume of the Analecta Hymnica Medii Ævi (1894). Laudemus Christum Dominum, … Continue reading

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