Category Archives: Easter

Nobis Olympo Redditus

This hymn was used for Lauds for the Octave of the Ascension in the Paris Breviary (1736). Nobis, olympo redditus, Qui, Christe, sedes præparas, Nos exules in patriam Trahas amoris nexibus. Bonis abundans omnibus, Ingens eris merces, Deus: Quam longa pro … Continue reading

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Sensus Quis Horror Percutit

This hymn was used for Nocturns for the Octave of the Ascension in the Paris Breviary (1736). Sensus quis horror percutit? Cælum profundum scinditur: Christum sedentem nubibus Hinc inde stipant agmina! Feralis ad sonum tubæ Mors iussa reddit mortuos, Quos ad … Continue reading

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Felix Dies Mortalibus

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II for the Octave of the Ascension in the Paris Breviary (1736). Felix dies mortalibus, Qua, per profusum sanguinem, Homo Deus, clausas diu Intravit æternas domos! Nos membra, quo nostrum caput, Quo dux … Continue reading

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Promissa Tellus Concipe Gaudia

This hymn was used for Nocturns for the Feast of the Ascension in the Paris Breviary (1736). Promissa, tellus, concipe gaudia; Te fausta cælo conciliat dies: Deus tumentes ponet iras: Sancta tuus Mediator intrat. Tu, Christe, victor mortis et inferi, Cruore … Continue reading

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Opus Peregisti Tuum

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II for the Feast of the Ascension in the Paris Breviary (1736). Opus peregisti tuum: Te, Christe, victorem necis, Æterna, quam reliqueras, Cælo reposcit gloria. Iam nube vectus fulgida, Terras iacentes despicis: Educta … Continue reading

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Forti Tegente Brachio

This hymn was used for Vespers for the Easter Season from Low Sunday to Ascension in the Paris Breviary (1736). Forti tegente brachio, Evasimus rubrum mare, Tandemque durum perfidi Iugum tyranni fregimus. Nunc ergo lætas vindici Grates rependamus Deo; Agnique mensam … Continue reading

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Da Christe Nos Tecum Mori

These two verses were added to the end of the minor offices at Prime, Terce, Sext and None during the Easter Season in the Paris Breviary (1736): Da, Christe, nos tecum mori; Tecum simul da surgere: Terrena da contemnere; Amare … Continue reading

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