Category Archives: Pentecost

Alma Chorus Domini

This hymn is a sequence which was used for Compline on Pentecost and the three days afterwards in the Sarum Breviary. It was also used as the sequence for nuptial Masses in the Sarum Missal. Alma Chorus Domini nunc pangat … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Spirit, Creator, Come

This hymn to the Holy Spirit is used frequently in the life of the Church, including ordinations, Pentecost and Confirmation. In the Extraordinary Form of the Office, it is used for Vespers on Pentecost. According to the Liber Hymnarius, it … Continue reading

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Our Prayer Is Heard: The Holy Dove

This hymn was used for Lauds of Pentecost in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Our prayer is heard: the holy Dove, Sent from the Father’s … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Ghost, Thou Source Of Good!

This hymn was used for Vespers I of Pentecost in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Come, Holy Ghost, thou source of good! For lo! the … Continue reading

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O Jesu, Who Art Gone Before

This hymn was used for Nocturns for the Vigil of Pentecost in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. O Jesu, who art gone before To thy … Continue reading

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Quo Vos Magistri Gloria Quo Salus

This hymn was used for Vespers II of Pentecost in the Paris Breviary (1736). Quo vos Magistri gloria, quo salus Invitat orbis, sancta cohors, Dei* Portate verbum: vos reposcit, Prima seges, pia cura fratrum. Proh! quanta messis protinus extitit! Ter … Continue reading

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Audimur Almo Spiritus

This hymn was used for Lauds of Pentecost in the Paris Breviary (1736). Audimur: almo Spiritus Descendit e sinu Patris, Ægrisque fert mortalibus Promissa cæli munera. Quot proditur miraculis Præsentis adventus Dei! Iam tota sublimi domus Repente flatu personat. Puro … Continue reading

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