Category Archives: Bishops

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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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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O Christ Who Art Our Pastor’s Lord

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds in the Common for Bishops in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. O Christ, who art our … Continue reading

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O Thou Whose All Redeeming Might

This hymn is used for Vespers and Matins in the Common of a Confessor and Bishop in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Vespers in the Common of Holy Men for one saint in the … Continue reading

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