Category Archives: Solemnity of the Holy Family (Sunday in the Octave of Christmas)

O House Of Nazareth The Blest

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Solemnity of the Holy Family in the Extraordinary Form. O House of Nazareth the blest, Fair hostess of the Lord, The Church was nurtured at thy breast And shared thy scanty hoard. … Continue reading

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O Gente Felix Hospita

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Solemnity of the Holy Family in the Extraordinary Form. O gente felix hospita, Augusta sedes Nazaræ, Quæ fovit alma Ecclesiæ Et protulit primordia. Sol, qui pererrat aureo Terras iacentes lumine, Nil gratius … Continue reading

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A Thousand Lights Their Glory Shed

This hymn is used for Matins/Office of Readings for the Solemnity of the Holy Family for both Forms. A thousand lights their glory shed On shrines and altars garlanded: While swinging censers dusk the air With perfumed prayer. And shall … Continue reading

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Sacra Iam Splendent

This hymn is used for Matins/Office of Readings for the Solemnity of the Holy Family for both Forms. Sacra iam splendent decorata lychnis Templa, iam sertis redimitur ara, Et pio fumant redolentque acerræ Thuris honore. Num iuvet Summo Geniti Parente … Continue reading

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O Highest Hope Of Mortals

This hymn is used for Vespers on the Solemnity of the Holy Family in both Forms. O Highest Hope of mortals, Blest Light of Saints above, O Jesu, on whose boyhood Home smiled with kindly love; And thou whose bosom … Continue reading

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O Lux Beata Cælitum

This hymn is used for Vespers on the Solemnity of the Holy Family in both Forms. O Lux beata cælitum Et summa spes mortalium, Iesu, o cui domestica Arrisit orto caritas. Maria, dives gratia, O sola quæ casto potes Fovere … Continue reading

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