Category Archives: Major Feasts

O Mother! I Could Weep For Mirth

This hymn comes from Hymns By Frederick Faber, D.D. (1871 edition) and is under the title “Immaculate! Immaculate!” It is a hymn for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. O Mother! I could weep for mirth, Joy fills my heart … Continue reading

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The Day, The Happy Day, Is Dawning

This hymn comes from Hymns By Frederick Faber, D.D. (1871 edition) and is under the title “Sine Labe Originali Concepta.” It is a hymn for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. The day, the happy day, is dawning, The glorious … Continue reading

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O Purest Of Creatures! Sweet Mother! Sweet Maid

This hymn comes from Hymns By Frederick Faber, D.D. (1871 edition) and is under the title “The Immaculate Conception.” O purest of creatures! sweet Mother! sweet Maid The one spotless womb wherein Jesus was laid! Dark night hath come down … Continue reading

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The Stars Retire, When First The Sun

This is the original text of this hymn from Fr. Oakley’s Lyra Liturgica (1865). It is listed in that hymnal under the heading “Stella Matutina.” The content of the hymn focuses on the feasts falling during Advent and the role … Continue reading

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Thy Peerless Privilege, O Mother-Maid

This is the original text of this hymn from Fr. Oakley’s Lyra Liturgica (1865). It is listed in that hymnal under the heading “The Feast of the Immaculate Conception: The Patroness of the Two Advents”: Thy peerless privilege, O Mother-Maid, … Continue reading

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Jesu, Grant Me This, I Pray

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Jesu, grant me this, I pray, Ever in Thy Heart to stay; Let me evermore abide Hidden in Thy wounded Side. If the evil one prepare, Or … Continue reading

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Dignare Me, O Iesu, Rogo Te

Dignare me, O Iesu, rogo Те, In Cordis Vulnere abscondere, Permitte me hic vivere, In Tuo Latere quiescere. Si præparet dæmon insidias, Et mundus offerat divitias, In Tuo Corde tutus sum, In Tuo Latere securus sum. Fallacior si caro lubricis … Continue reading

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