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

The Royal Banner Is Unfurled

This hymn is used for Vespers in Passiontide in the Extraordinary Form (Roman Breviary). It is also used for Lauds on the Feast of the Christ the King and Vespers on the Feasts of the Invention of the Holy Cross … Continue reading

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Lignum Crucis Mirabile

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Lignum Crucis mirabile Totum per orbem prominet, In qua pependit innocens Christus, Redemptor … Continue reading

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Uncta Crux Dei Cruore

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds & Vespers II on the Feast of Susception of the Holy Cross (First Sunday in August) and for Lauds on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) in … Continue reading

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Crux Alma Salve Crux Venerabilis

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I & Nocturns on the Feast of Susception of the Holy Cross (First Sunday in August) and for Vespers I & II on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy … Continue reading

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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

This hymn is used for Vespers in Passiontide in the Extraordinary Form (Roman Breviary). It is also used for Lauds on the Feast of the Christ the King and Vespers on the Feasts of the Invention of the Holy Cross … 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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