Category Archives: Saint John The Baptist

The Great Forerunner Of The Morn

This is a hymn for the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): The great forerunner of the Morn, The herald of the Word, is … Continue reading

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Præcursor Altus Luminis

This is the full text of this hymn from The Complete Works of Venerable Bede. It is a hymn for the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. Præcursor altus luminis, Et præco verbi nascitur, Lætare, cor fidelium, Lucemque gaudens accipe. … Continue reading

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Omnibus Manat Cruor Ecce Venis

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers II on the Feast of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist (August 29) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Omnibus manat cruor ecce venis, Hinc sitim longam satia, Tyranne; Et … Continue reading

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Ecce Saltantis Pretium Puellæ

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Feast of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist (August 29) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Ecce, saltantis pretium puellæ, Fertur in disco caput amputatum: Hæc cruentatis nova … Continue reading

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Impune Vati Non Erit Impotens

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns on the Feast of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist (August 29) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Impune Vati non erit: impotens Totum furorem femina colligit; Iræque causas aggerando … Continue reading

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Quis Ille Silvis E Penetralibus

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I on the Feast of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist (August 29) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Quis ille, silvis* e penetralibus Egressus, ad se tot populos trahit? … Continue reading

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Quid Moras Nectis Domino Iubenti

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers II on the Nativity of St. John the Baptist (June 24) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Quid moras nectis? Domino iubenti Cede: qui sacro lavat igne corda, Hic tuis ardet … Continue reading

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