Category Archives: The Blessed Virgin Mary

Omnes Fideles Plaudite

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Nov. 21) in the Sarum Breviary. Omnes fideles plaudite, Et Virginis infantiam Devoto corde colite Mirantes eius gratiam. Nam in puella tenera Vernat … Continue reading

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Sacræ Parentes Virginis

This hymn was used for Matins on the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Nov. 21) in the Sarum Breviary. Sacræ parentes virginis Steriles naturaliter: Hanc dono summi numinis Susceperunt feliciter. Votum solventes filiam Ad templum trimam … Continue reading

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O Dei Sapientia

This hymn was used for Vespers I on the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Nov. 21) in the Sarum Breviary. O Dei sapientia Attingens cuncta fortiter: Humana lapsus vicia Sublevasti suaviter. Sumpsisti formam hominis In qua mortem … Continue reading

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Ave Maria… Virgo Serena

This is perhaps my favorite hymn to the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum, Virgo serena. Ave cuius conceptio, Solemni plena gaudio, Cælestia, terrestria, Nova replet lætitia. Ave cuius nativitas, Nostra fuit solemnitas, Ut lucifer lux oriens … Continue reading

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Ave Maria

Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum Benedicta tu in mulieribus Et benedictus Fructus ventris tui, Iesus. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, Ora pro nobis peccatoribus Nunc et hora mortis nostræ. Amen. Words: Luke ch. 2, traditional prayer. Chant: “Ave Maria” Gregorian … Continue reading

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O Sancte Sanctorum Deus

Cardinal Newman’s Hymni Ecclesiae lists this hymn as used for Lauds on the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple (November 21) in the Paris Breviary. This text would belong to a later edition as … Continue reading

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Infans Pulsa Recens Matris Ab Ubere

Cardinal Newman’s Hymni Ecclesiae lists this hymn as used for Nocturns on the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple (November 21) in the Paris Breviary. This text would belong to a later edition as … Continue reading

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