Category Archives: Holy Women

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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Pure, Meek, With Soul Serene

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of St. Elizabeth of Portugal in the Extraordinary Form. Pure, meek, with soul serene, Sweeter to her it was to serve unseen Her God, than reign a queen. Now … Continue reading

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Opes Decusque Regium

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of St. Elizabeth of Portugal in the Extraordinary Form. Opes decusque regium reliqueras, Elisabeth, Dei dicata numini: Recepta nunc bearis inter Angelos; Libens ab hostium tuere nos dolis. Præi, viamque, dux … Continue reading

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Domare Cordis Impetus

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of St. Elizabeth of Portugal in the Extraordinary Form. Domare cordis impetus Elisabeth Fortis, inopsque Deo Servire, regno prætulit. En fulgidis recepta cæli sedibus, Sidereæque domus Ditata sanctis gaudiis. … Continue reading

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High Let Us All Our Voices Raise

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds in the Common of Holy Women in the Extraordinary form. In the Ordinary Form, it is used for Vespers for the same Office.  High let us all our voices raise, In that heroic … Continue reading

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O Thou Thy Mother’s Maker, Hail!

This hymn is used for Matins in the Common of Virgins in the Extraordinary form. The whole hymn is used for Virgin Martyrs, verses 1, 4 & 5 are used for a Virgin who is not a Martyr and verses 4 & … Continue reading

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Fortem Virili Pectore

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds in the Common of Holy Women in the Extraordinary form. In the Ordinary Form, it is used for Vespers for the same Office.  Fortem virili pectore Laudemus omnes feminam, Quae sanctitatis gloria Ubique … Continue reading

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