Category Archives: Advent

Dignum Canentes Angeli

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the Feast of St. Joseph, the Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Dec. 12) in the Ambrosian Breviary. Dignum canentes Angeli Carmen Iosepho pangite, Qui dormienti Numinis Olim … Continue reading

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Nostrum Parentem Maximum

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the Feast of The Ordination of St. Ambrose, Bishop, Confessor, Doctor and Patron (Dec. 7) in the Ambrosian Breviary. Nostrum Parentem maximum Canamus omnes, turbidas Qui fluctuantis sæculi … Continue reading

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Regis Superni Nuntio

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the Feast of St. Gabriel the Archangel (Dec. 5) in the Ambrosian Breviary. Regis superni Nuntio Festum sacremus canticum, Qui nos ab alto visitet, Cælique donis repleat. Hic … Continue reading

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Apostolorum Principem

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle (Nov. 30) in the Ambrosian Breviary. Apostolorum principem Germanus Andreas sequens, Beat salutis prospero Truces Achæos nuntio. Patræ revinctum carcere Servant … Continue reading

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Mysterium Ecclesiæ

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds on all of the major Marian feasts of the Ambrosian Breviary which are as follows: The Presentation of the BVM (Nov. 21), The Immaculate Conception of the BVM (Dec. … Continue reading

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Salus Æterna

This was the sequence hymn for the First Sunday of Advent in the Sarum Missal. I have used two sources to compile the text, The Sarum Missal Edited from Three Early Manuscripts (Legg) and Sequences from the Sarum Missal with … Continue reading

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Rise O Lord! In All Thy Glory

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Matthew Bridges’ 1852 hymnal The Passion of Jesus: A Collection of Original Pieces Corresponding with the Five Sorrowful Mysteries in the Rosary of Our Blessed Lady. It is … Continue reading

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