Category Archives: The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (September 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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Sweet Morn! Thou Parent Of The Sun!

This is a hymn for the Nativity of Our Lady. Sweet Morn! thou Parent of the Sun! And Daughter of the same! What joy and gladness, through thy birth, This day to mortals came! Cloth’d in the Sun I see … Continue reading

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Aurora, Quæ Solem Paris

This is a hymn for the Nativity of Our Lady. This appears to be the original text from Jean-Baptiste Santeul’s 1689 “Hymni Sacri Et Novi”: Aurora, quæ solem paris, Et ipsa Solis Filia, Quam splendidum , cum nasceris, Affers diem … Continue reading

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