Category Archives: Holy Women

Oh! Happy The Departed Saint

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers II for the Common of Holy Women 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 … Continue reading

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The Loving Heart, The Bounteous Hand

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds for the Common of Holy Women 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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O Iam Beata Quæ Suo

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers II for the Common of Holy Women when not a Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). O iam beata, quæ suo Tandem soluta corpore, Vinclis perennioribus Uni Deo coniungitur! Per quos … Continue reading

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Ardet Deo Quæ Femina

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds for the Common of Holy Women when not a Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). Ardet Deo quæ Femina*, Latere frustra cogitat: Quot indigos hæc sublevat, Tot proditur præconibus. Prodesse quærit … Continue reading

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Adeste Sanctæ Coniuges

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns for the Common of Holy Women when not a Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). Adeste, sanctæ Coniuges; En illa fortis Femina, Ornata quæ virtutibus Inter triumphat Cælites. Blandos ut hostes … Continue reading

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Ad Nuptias Agni Pater

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I for the Common of Holy Women when not a Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). Ad nuptias Agni Pater Matres et innuptas vocat: O te beatam, cui thorus Interque sponsas … Continue reading

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Riches And Regal Throne, For Christ’s Dear Sake

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of St. Elizabeth of Portugal in the Extraordinary Form. Riches and regal throne, for Christ’s dear sake, Blest Saint, thou didst despise; Amid the Angels seated now in bliss, Oh, help … Continue reading

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