Category Archives: Holy Week

In Passione Domini

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Feast of the Image of the Lord the Savior in the Sarum Breviary. In passione domini Qua datur Salus homini, Sit mentis* refrigerium Et cordis desiderium. Portemus in memoria **Dolores et opprobria … Continue reading

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Cultor Dei Memento

This hymn was used for Compline during Passiontide in the Sarum Breviary. Cultor Dei, memento Te fontis et lavacri Rorem subisse sanctum, Te chrismate innovatum. Fac, cum vocante somno Castum petis cubile: Frontem locumque cordis Crucis figura signet. Crux pellit … Continue reading

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The Royal Banner Is Unfurled

This hymn is used for Vespers in Passiontide in the Extraordinary Form (Roman Breviary). It is also used for Lauds on the Feast of the Christ the King and Vespers on the Feasts of the Invention of the Holy Cross … Continue reading

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Whilst In The Agonies Of Death

This hymn was used for Lauds for Passiontide  (Passion Week & Holy Week)  in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Whilst in the agonies of death, … Continue reading

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His Trial O’er, And Now Beneath

This hymn was used for Nocturns for Passiontide  (Passion Week & Holy Week)  in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. His trial o’er, and now beneath … Continue reading

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To Whom Is Our Report Made Known?

This hymn was used for Vespers I for Passion Sunday & Palm Sunday  in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. To whom is our report made … Continue reading

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Dum Christe Confixus Cruci

This hymn was used for Lauds for Passiontide  (Passion Week & Holy Week)  in the Paris Breviary (1736). Dum, Christe, confixus cruci Agis supremos spiritus, Fas nos salubri figere Intenta ligno lumina. Anguis veneno perfidi Inflicta nobis vulnera, Pendentis e … Continue reading

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