Category Archives: The Immaculate Conception (December 8)

Ut Sol Decoro Sidere

According to Cardinal Newman’s Hymni Ecclesiae, this hymn was used for Vespers II for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception in the Paris Breviary. The edition is unknown at this time – presumably it comes from a Late 18th/Early 19th … Continue reading

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Unus Bonorum Fons

This hymn was used for Vespers II for the Feasts of the Immaculate Conception and the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Paris Breviary(1736). Unus bonorum fons, Deus, omnium, Quam liberali fundis opes manu! Non ante concessis Mariam … Continue reading

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Mortale Cælo Tolle Genus Caput

This hymn was used for Lauds for the Feasts of the Immaculate Conception and the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Paris Breviary(1736). Mortale cælo tolle genus caput: En noctis horror desiit; en iubar Nascentis auroræ propinquum Admonuit … Continue reading

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Lætis Terra Sonet Plausibus

This hymn was used for Nocturns for the Feasts of the Immaculate Conception and the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Paris Breviary(1736). Lætis terra sonet plausibus; huic Dei Mater virgo datur: munere quo nova Se rerum facies … Continue reading

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Debitam Morti Sobolem Crearat

This hymn was used for Vespers I for the Feasts of the Immaculate Conception and the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Paris Breviary(1736). Debitam morti sobolem crearat Eva peccatrix: nova destinatur, Quæ sacro partu scelus atque mortem … 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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