Category Archives: Holy Women

How Blest The Matron, Who Endued

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds in the Common of Holy Women in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. In the Ordinary Form, it is used for Vespers for the same Office.  This is the text of the … Continue reading

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Hæc Rite Mundi Gaudia

This hymn was used for Vespers I & Matins on the Common of One Matron in the York Breviary. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Hymnale Secundum Usum Insignis Ac Praeclarae Ecclesiae Sarisburiensis (1850): Hæc … Continue reading

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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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