Category Archives: The Elevation Of The Holy Cross (September 14)

Forth Comes The Standard Of The King

Fr. Caswall indicates in the Lyra Catholica that this hymn is for Passion Sunday Vespers. He also indicates that this is also used for Vespers on Friday after the Third Sunday in Lent for the Passion Offices in honor of … Continue reading

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Vexilla Regis Prodeunt

Vexilla Regis prodeunt; fulget Crucis mysterium, quo carne carnis conditor suspensus est patibulo. Confixa clavis viscera tendens manus, vestigia, redemptionis gratia hic immolata est hostia. Quo vulneratus insuper mucrone diro lanceae, ut nos lavaret crimine, manavit unda et sanguine. Impleta … Continue reading

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The Royal Banners Forward Go

The royal banners forward go, The cross shines forth in mystic glow; Where He in flesh, our flesh who made, Our sentence bore, our ransom paid. Where deep for us the spear was dyed, Life’s torrent rushing from His side, … Continue reading

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Lift High The Cross

A Blessed Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross to everyone! Refrain: Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim, Till all the world adore His sacred name. Led on their way by this triumphant sign, The hosts … Continue reading

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In The Cross Of Christ I Glory

In the cross of Christ I glory, Towering o’er the wrecks of time; All the light of sacred story Gathers round its head sublime. When the woes of life o’ertake me, Hopes deceive, and fears annoy, Never shall the cross … Continue reading

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Hymn To The Life-Giving Cross

Let God arise and so put to flight All those who hate His Name; His enemies be now made to flee Before His Face in shame! As smoke doth fade, so let them give way Like wax before the flame! … Continue reading

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