Category Archives: Major Feasts

O Pater Sancte Mitis Atque Pie

This hymn was used for Lauds on Trinity Sunday in the Sarum Breviary. O Pater Sancte mitis atque pie, O Iesu Christe Fili venerande, Paracliteque Spiritus, O Alme Deus æterne. Trinitas Sancta, Unitasque firma, Deitas vera, Bonitas immensa, Lux angelorum, … Continue reading

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Adesto Sancta Trinitas

This hymn was used for Vespers and Matins on Trinity Sunday in the Sarum Breviary. Adesto Sancta Trinitas, Par splendor, una Deitas, Qui extas rerum omnium Sine fine principium. Te cælorum militia Laudat, adorat, prædicat, Triplexque mundi machina Benedicit per … Continue reading

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Oh, That Day Of Wrath Dismaying

This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, Lauds and Vespers during the weekdays of the 34th Week of … Continue reading

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The Son, Upon His Father’s Throne

This hymn was used for Vespers II on the Feast of Sts. Philip and James the Apostles in the Paris Breviary (1736). At the time, this feast was celebrated on May 1. From 1955 to 1969 it was celebrated on … Continue reading

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The Lord Hath Burst The Bonds Of Death

This hymn was used for Vespers I on the Feast of Sts. Philip and James the Apostles in the Paris Breviary (1736). At the time, this feast was celebrated on May 1. From 1955 to 1969 it was celebrated on … Continue reading

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At Length Draws Near The Long-Expected Day

This hymn was used for Nocturns on the Feast of Sts. Philip and James the Apostles in the Paris Breviary (1736). At the time, this feast was celebrated on May 1. From 1955 to 1969 it was celebrated on May … Continue reading

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Heralds Of Christ, To Every Age

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II and Nocturns on the Feasts of St. Mark and St. Luke in the Paris Breviary (1736). Cardinal Newman’s Hymni Ecclesiae has it listed for the same hours as the Common of … Continue reading

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