Category Archives: The Epiphany

Qua Lapsu Tacito Stella Loquacibus

This hymn was used for Nocturns during the Octave of Epiphany in the Paris Breviary(1736). Qua lapsu tacito stella loquacibus Scintillat radiis, huc oculis Magi, Huc desideriis, huc rapidis simul Certant tendere passibus. Ut ventum Solymam, non sine numine Lætam … Continue reading

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Huc Vos O Miseri Surda Relinquite

This hymn was used for Vespers II for Epiphany in the Paris Breviary(1736). Huc vos, o miseri: surda relinquite Quæ cæci colitis, mutaque numina: Se vobis aperit splendida Civitas, Veri Numinis hospita. En vestræ præeunt primitiæ Magi: Vatum dicta patent: … Continue reading

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Linquunt Tecta Magi Principis Urbis

This hymn was used for Lauds for Epiphany in the Paris Breviary(1736). Linquunt tecta Magi Principis urbis, Et parvæ cupidis mœnia Bethlem* Votis præcipiunt; iamque sub imo Spe subnixa fides corde triumphat. О qui lætitiæ sensus, ut illis Signans rursus … Continue reading

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Quæ Stella Sole Pulchrior

This hymn was used for Vespers I for Epiphany in the Paris Breviary(1736). Quæ Stella sole pulchrior Coruscat? hæc Regis novi Revelat ortus: hæc Dei Præsignat ad cunas iter. Stat vatibus priscis fides; En stella surgit ex Iacob; Arrectus ad … Continue reading

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Sweet Babe, To Thee Shall Prayer Be Made

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “The Adorable Sacrifice.” Sweet Babe, to Thee shall prayer be made, To Thee the daily … Continue reading

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Who Will Lead Me To The Manger

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Epiphany. Christ Manifest at the Altar.” Who will lead me to the manger, Where my … Continue reading

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Quicumque Christum Quæritis

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of the Transfiguration in the Extraordinary Form. In the Ordinary Form, an alternate version of this hymn is used for Lauds on Epiphany. Quicumque Christum quæritis, Oculos in altum … Continue reading

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