Category Archives: Other Feast Days

Quantus Est! Cuius Veniens Ad Ædem

This hymn was written for the Feast of St. Nicholas of Myra (Dec. 6). This is the full, original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689). Quantus est! cuius veniens ad ædem Dexterum sentit … Continue reading

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Illa Quæ Dudum Studuit Latere

This hymn was written for the Feast of St. Nicholas of Myra (Dec. 6). This is the full, original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689). Illa, quæ dudum studuit latere, Mille portentis tua … Continue reading

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Sancta Res Sanctos Vocat Ecce Patres

This hymn was written for the Feast of St. Nicholas of Myra (Dec. 6). This is the full, original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689). Sancta Res sanctos vocat ecce* Patres: Anxios omnes … Continue reading

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Tanta Quæ Virtus Tua Nicolæ

This hymn was written for the Feast of St. Nicholas of Myra (Dec. 6). This is the full, original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689). Tanta quæ virtus tua, Nicolæ, Transtulit nomen geminos … Continue reading

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Jesu! The Very Thought Is Sweet!

This hymn is used on The Feast of the Most Holy Name of Jesus/Sweetest Name of Jesus in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary and the Sarum Breviary for Vespers and Matins respectively.  This is the text as it … Continue reading

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Sanctorum Meritis Iungat Præconia

This hymn was used for Vespers I for the Feast of St. Ethelbert, King of East Anglia and Martyr (May 20) in the Hereford Breviary. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Hymnale Secundum Usum Insignis Ac … Continue reading

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Gaude Mater Ecclesia

This hymn was used for Vespers I for the Feast of St. Thomas of Hereford (Oct. 2 (currently Aug. 25)) in the Hereford Breviary. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Hymnale Secundum Usum Insignis Ac Praeclarae … Continue reading

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