Category Archives: Major Feasts

Nostræ Salutis Nuntio

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the feasts of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist (June 24) and the Beheading of St. John the Baptist (August 29) in the Ambrosian Breviary (1830). Nostræ … Continue reading

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Legis Supernæ Nuntio

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the feast of St. Barnabas the Apostle, First Bishop of Milan (June 11) in the Ambrosian Breviary. Legis supernæ nuntio Laudes canamus Barnabæ, Qui missus urbem Numini, Urbique … Continue reading

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Terræ Polique Conditor

This hymn is used for Lauds and Vespers (II) for the Trinity Sunday in the Ambrosian Breviary. Terræ polique conditor Pater parentem nesciens, Fœcunda cuius comparem Gignit sibi mens Filium; Summi Parentis Unice, Matrisque Fili Virginis, Sumta medens mortalium In … Continue reading

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Dignum Canentes Angeli

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the Feast of St. Joseph, the Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Dec. 12) in the Ambrosian Breviary. Dignum canentes Angeli Carmen Iosepho pangite, Qui dormienti Numinis Olim … Continue reading

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Apostolorum Principem

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle (Nov. 30) in the Ambrosian Breviary. Apostolorum principem Germanus Andreas sequens, Beat salutis prospero Truces Achæos nuntio. Patræ revinctum carcere Servant … Continue reading

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Audi Beata Seraphim

This hymn is used for Vespers for the Feast of St. John the Apostle & Evangelist (Dec. 27) in the Ambrosian Breviary. Audi, beata Seraphim, Tecumque noster æmulis Chorus resultet canticis: Hic est quem Iesus diligit. Qui dum Magistri in … Continue reading

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Mysterium Ecclesiæ

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds on all of the major Marian feasts of the Ambrosian Breviary which are as follows: The Presentation of the BVM (Nov. 21), The Immaculate Conception of the BVM (Dec. … Continue reading

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