Category Archives: The Assumption (August 15)

Sing, Sing, Ye Angel Bands

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Assumption in that hymnal: Sing, sing, ye Angel Bands, All beautiful and bright; For higher still, and higher, … Continue reading

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Lætabundus Exultet Fidelis Chorus

This hymn was widely used as the Sequence hymn for Christmas in the Middle Ages, and was used as such in the Sarum Missal. It was also used as the hymn for Vespers II on the Feasts of the Purification, … Continue reading

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Parata Cum Te Poscerent

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Solemnity of the Assumption in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Parata cum te poscerent, O Virgo, cæli præmia , Purum sacratis artubus Amor resolvit spiritum. Sed victa partu mors … Continue reading

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Quæ Cælo Nova Nunc Additur Hospes

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns on the Solemnity of the Assumption in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Quæ cælo nova nunc additur hospes! Sese tota poli Regia pandit: Ruptis Virgo parens libera vinclis, Caro se properat … Continue reading

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Quod Carne Christum Virgo Paris Vocant

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Vigil of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (August 14) in the Paris Breviary (1736).  Quod carne Christum, Virgo, paris, vocant Hinc te beatam: rectius occupas Nomen beatæ, quæ fideli Credideris, … Continue reading

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Quæ Longa Tandem Virgo Post Suspiria

This hymn was used for Nocturns on the Vigil of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (August 14) in the Paris Breviary (1736).  Quæ longa tandem, Virgo, post suspiria, Te donat astris, reddit et Nato dies, Hanc prævenire cantibus … Continue reading

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O Quam Glorifica Luce Coruscas

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns for the Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday and the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Paris Breviary (1736). It was also used as the hymn … Continue reading

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