Category Archives: The Annunciation (March 25)

Pulsum Supernis Sedibus

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Feast of the Annunciation and Incarnation of the Lord in the Paris Breviary (1736). Pulsum supernis sedibus, Umbris tot annos obsitum, Cælestis ignarum viæ, Errabat humanum genus. Cælestis en Rex curiæ, Ut … Continue reading

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Cælestis Ales Nuntiat

This hymn was used for Nocturns on the Feast of the Annunciation and Incarnation of the Lord in the Paris Breviary (1736). *Cælestis ales nuntiat Implenda mox mysteria: Virtute fœcunda Deus Illapsus implet Virginem. Qualis stupendo gloria Te, Virgo, de … Continue reading

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Hæc Illa Solemnis Dies

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II on the Feast of the Annunciation and Incarnation of the Lord in the Paris Breviary (1736). Hæc illa solemnis dies, Dies salutis nuntia, Qua missa cælo, tristibus Venere terris gaudia. Unius … Continue reading

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Missus Gabriel De Cælis

This hymn was used in the Sarum Missal for the Blessed Virgin Mary. Missus Gabriel de cælis, Verbi baiulus fidelis, Sacris disserit loquelis Cum beata Virgine. Verbum bonum et suave Pandit intus in conclave, Et ex Eva format* Ave, Evæ … Continue reading

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Gabriel From The Heaven Descending

Gabriel, from the Heaven descending, On the faithful Word attending, Is in holy converse blending With the virgin full of grace: That good word and sweet he plighteth In the bosom where it lighteth, And for Eva Ave writeth, Changing … Continue reading

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What Mortal Tongue Can Sing Thy Praise

This is a hymn for the Nativity of Our Lady & her Immaculate Conception. Fr. Caswall includes it in Lyra Catholica for the Annunciation. What mortal tongue can sing thy praise, Dear Mother of the Lord?— To Angels only it belongs … Continue reading

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Quis Te Canat Mortalium

This is a hymn for the Nativity of Our Lady & her Immaculate Conception. Fr. Caswall includes it in Lyra Catholica for the Annunciation. This appears to be Jean-Baptiste Santeul’s original text: Quis te canat mortalium, Virgo Dei puerpera? Adeste puri … Continue reading

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