Category Archives: Holy Virgins

Blest Child Of God, Thy Hallowed Soul

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers II for the Common of Virgins when not a Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. … Continue reading

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Quot Fregit Uno Castitas

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Feast of St. Ursula and Her Companions (October 21) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Quot fregit uno castitas Inermis hostes prælio! Quot impiis de Barbaris Fides trophæa rettulit! … Continue reading

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Si Quid Virginitas Et Bene Prodigum

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns & Vespers II on the Feast of St. Ursula and Her Companions (October 21) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Si quid Virginitas, et bene prodigum Vitæ martyrium vos movet; Ursulam … Continue reading

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Quæ Turma Nuptialibus

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I on the Feast of St. Ursula and Her Companions (October 21) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Quæ turma nuptialibus Permulcet aures canticis, Testes pudoris integri Cum liliis ferens rosas? … Continue reading

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O Virgo Pectus Cui Sacrum

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers II for the Common of Virgins when not a Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). O Virgo, pectus cui sacrum, Amoris expers improbi, Intus suis ardoribus Sanctus perussit Spiritus! Non te … Continue reading

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Non Vana Dilectum Gregem

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds for the Common of Virgins when not a Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). Non vana dilectum gregem Pavere mundi gaudia, Nec pura fallax pectora Imago lusit sæculi. Sed hæc tuarum … Continue reading

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Quid Sacram Virgo Generosa Martyr

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds for the Common of Virgins when a Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). Quid sacram, Virgo, generosa Martyr, Ambiunt frontem duplices coronæ? Nempe non unum gemino reportas Hoste triumphum. Mollior fregit … Continue reading

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