Category Archives: Advent

Te Maiestatis Domine

This hymn is used as a hymn for Terce in the old Hymnarium and for Terce in Advent and on Pentecost in the Minor Offices of the Mozarabic Breviary.  This is the text as it appears in the Minor Offices … Continue reading

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Fit Porta Christi Pervia

This hymn appears in the old Hymnarium for the cycle of the year in the Mozarabic Breviary. It is difficult to make sense of exactly what the Latin rubrics are saying – above it in mentions a ‘hymn of the … Continue reading

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Gaudete Flores Martyrum

This hymn appears twice in the Mozarabic Breviary. In the Hymnarium it is listed simply as an Advent hymn. In the Proper of Saints it is listed for Vespers & Lauds for the Feast of Saint Acisclus and His Companions (Nov. … Continue reading

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Cunctarum Rerum Omnipotens

This hymn was used for Lauds on the First, Third, Fifth and Sixth Mondays of Advent in the Mozarabic Breviary.  Cunctarum rerum Omnipotens, Mundum salvare veniens, Formam assumpsit corporis Nostræ similitudinis. Qui regnat cum Altissimo, Virginis intrat uterum, Nasciturus in … Continue reading

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Mane Nobiscum Domine

This hymn was used for Vespers on Wednesday II & Friday V and Lauds on Friday II of Advent in the Mozarabic Breviary.  Mane nobiscum, Domine: Noctem obscuram remove: Omne delictum ablue: Pie medelam tribue. Quem iam venisse credimus, Redire … Continue reading

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Ecce Salvator Omnium

This hymn was used for Lauds on Mondays II & IV, Wednesday II, Thursdays IV & V, Fridays IV & V of Advent in the Mozarabic Breviary.  Ecce salvator omnium Desideratus optimus, Adventus cuius prædictus, Venturus est quantotius. Mundemus corda a … Continue reading

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Cunctorum Rex Omnipotens

This hymn was used for Lauds on Sundays in Advent in the Mozarabic Breviary.  Cunctorum Rex omnipotens, Mundum salvare veniens, Formam assumpsit corporis Nostræ similitudinis. Qui regnat cum Altissimo, Virginis intrat uterum, Nasciturus in corpore, Mortis vincula disrumpere. Gentes erant … Continue reading

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