Category Archives: The Most Holy Name of Jesus (Jan. 3)

Special Doxolgies For Breviary Hymns (Roman Breviary)

Fr. Britt provides a list of the special doxologies used in the Breviary hymns for various seasons of the Church year in his book. The entire section with his explanation, the Latin text and an English translation is presented here … Continue reading

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Iesu Dulcis Memoria

This hymn is used on The Feast of the Most Holy Name of Jesus in the Extraordinary Form. Part I is used for Vespers, Part II for Matins, and Part III for Lauds. Pars I Iesu, dulcis memoria, Dans vera … Continue reading

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O Jesu! Thou The Beauty Art

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of the Most Holy Name of Jesus in the Extraordinary Form. O Jesu! Thou the beauty art Of angel worlds above; Thy Name is music to the heart, Enchanting it with … Continue reading

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O Jesu! King Most Wonderful

This hymn is sung for Matins on the Feast of the Most Holy Name of Jesus in the Extraordinary Form. O Jesu! King most wonderful! Thou Conqueror renown’d! Thou Sweetness most ineffable! In whom all joys are found! When once … Continue reading

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Jesu! The Very Thought Of Thee

This hymn is sung for Vespers on the Feast of the Most Holy Name of Jesus in the Extraordinary Form. Jesu! the very thought of Thee With sweetness fills my breast; But sweeter far thy face to see, And in … Continue reading

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