Category Archives: The Immaculate Conception (December 8)

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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O Virgin Mother Of Our God

This hymn is used for Matins for the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Office of Readings for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception in the Ordinary Form. O Virgin Mother of … Continue reading

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Te Dicimus Præconio

This hymn is used for Matins/Office of Readings for the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes in both Forms. It is used for Office of Readings for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception in the Ordinary Form. Te dicimus præconio, Intacta … Continue reading

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Blest Guardian Of All Virgin Souls

This hymn originated as the hymn for Vespers in the Office of the Purity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is used for Matins on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception in the Extraordinary Form and for Vespers on the … Continue reading

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Praeclara Custos Virginum

This hymn originated as the hymn for Vespers in the Office of the Purity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is used for Matins on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception in the Extraordinary Form and for Vespers on the … Continue reading

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These Praises And Prayers

This hymn is used for the Commendation in the Little Office of the Immaculate Conception. These praises and prayers I lay at thy feet, O Virgin of virgins! O Mary most sweet! Be Thou my true guide Through this pilgrimage … Continue reading

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