Category Archives: Nativity of St. John the Baptist (June 24)

Quid Moras Nectis Domino Iubenti

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers II on the Nativity of St. John the Baptist (June 24) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Quid moras nectis? Domino iubenti Cede: qui sacro lavat igne corda, Hic tuis ardet … Continue reading

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Exiit Cunis Pretiosus Infans

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns on the Nativity of St. John the Baptist (June 24) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Exiit cunis pretiosus infans, Munus Excelsi: venit ut tenello Corpori robur, nova ditat intus Gratia … Continue reading

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Christe Prolapsi Reparator Orbis

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I on the Nativity of St. John the Baptist (June 24) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Christe, prolapsi reparator orbis, Ut tuum casto celebremus omnes Ore Baptistam, maculas profani Elue … Continue reading

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Nunc Suis Tandem Novus E Latebris

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Nativity of St. John the Baptist (June 24) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Nunc suis tandem novus e latebris Prodit Elias, populisque Christum Clamat, exprobrans sua viperinæ Crimina … Continue reading

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O Blessed Saint, Of Snow-White Purity!

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist in both Forms.  O blessed Saint, of snow-white purity! Dweller in wastes forlorn! O mightiest of the Martyr host on high! Greatest of … Continue reading

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In Caves Of The Lone Wilderness Thy Youth

This hymn is used for Matins on the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist in both Forms.  In caves of the lone wilderness thy youth Thou hiddest, shunning the rude throng of men, And guarding the pure … Continue reading

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Unloose, Great Baptist, Our Sin-Fetter’d Lips

This hymn is used for Vespers on the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist in both Forms.  Unloose, great Baptist, our sin-fetter’d lips; That with enfranchis’d voice we may proclaim The miracles of thy transcendent life, Thy … Continue reading

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