Category Archives: The Communion of Saints

Ten Thousand Saints Are Ours To-Day

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Festivals. The Fellowship of All Saints.” Ten thousand saints are ours to-day, Who says he … Continue reading

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Within The Temple’s Hallowed Courts

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Festivals of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Pure Offering.” Within the Temple’s hallowed courts Saint … Continue reading

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Now Christ, The Conqueror Of Death

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary/Our Lady of Victory in the Extraordinary Form. Now Christ, the Conqueror of death, Breaks sin’s enslaving chain, And rising from the tomb returns, And opens … Continue reading

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The Mount Of Olives Witnesseth

This hymn is used for Matins on the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary/Our Lady of Victory in the Extraordinary Form. The Mount of Olives witnesseth The awful agony of God: His soul is sorrowful to death, His sweat … Continue reading

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The Gladness Of Thy Motherhood

This hymn is used for II Vespers on the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary/Our Lady of Victory in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers & Lauds on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. The gladness … Continue reading

Posted in English Translation of Non-English Hymn, Evening Prayer / Vespers, Morning Prayer/Lauds, Non-English Hymns, Other Feast Days, Our Lady of the Rosary/Our Lady of Victory (Oct. 7), Roman Breviary, The Blessed Virgin Mary, The Church Year, The Communion of Saints, The Holy Rosary, The Liturgy of Hours/Hours of the Day, The Proper of Saints, Tune to Be Determined | 1 Comment

Iam Morte Victor Obruta

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary/Our Lady of Victory in the Extraordinary Form. Iam morte, victor, obruta Ab inferis Christus redit, Fractisque culpæ vinculis, Cæli recludit limina. Visus satis mortalibus Ascendit … Continue reading

Posted in Chant Tone Unknown, Latin Hymns, Morning Prayer/Lauds, Non-English Hymns, Other Feast Days, Our Lady of the Rosary/Our Lady of Victory (Oct. 7), Roman Breviary, The Blessed Virgin Mary, The Church Year, The Communion of Saints, The Glorious Mysteries, The Holy Rosary, The Liturgy of Hours/Hours of the Day, The Proper of Saints | 1 Comment

In Monte Olivis

This hymn is used for Matins on the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary/Our Lady of Victory in the Extraordinary Form. In monte olivis consito Redemptor orans, procidit, Mœret, pavescit, deficit, Sudore manans sanguinis. A proditore traditus Raptatur in … Continue reading

Posted in Latin Hymns, Matins/Office of Readings, No Recording of Tune/Chant Tone Available, Non-English Hymns, Other Feast Days, Our Lady of the Rosary/Our Lady of Victory (Oct. 7), Roman Breviary, The Blessed Virgin Mary, The Church Year, The Communion of Saints, The Holy Rosary, The Liturgy of Hours/Hours of the Day, The Proper of Saints, The Sorrowful Mysteries | 1 Comment