Category Archives: The Blessed Virgin Mary

Ave Maria Blessèd Maid

This is the text of the hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906). It is listed under Saints’ Days: St. Mary the Virgin: Ave Maria blessèd Maid: Lily of Eden’s fragrant shade! Who can express the love That … Continue reading

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Castæ Parentis Ubera

This hymn was written on the theme of the Virgin Mary giving milk to Christ. This is the original text as it appears in Fr. Coffin’s Complete Works (1755): Castæ parentis ubera, O Christe, quid gaudens premis? Divinitatis hospitam Quid … Continue reading

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Stupete Cælestis Chori

This hymn was written on the theme of the Virgin Mary giving milk to Christ. This is the original text as it appears in Fr. Coffin’s Complete Works (1755): Stupete, cælestes chori: Qui cuncta pascit ac fovet, Cibus perennis Cælitum, … Continue reading

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The Sighs And The Sorrows

This sequence hymn was used for the Solemnity of the Annunciation (March 25) in the Paris Missal and several other Missals in France. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 edition of John … Continue reading

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Humani Generis

This sequence hymn was used for the Solemnity of the Annunciation (March 25) in the Paris Missal and several other Missals in France. This is the text of this sequence as it appears in the Paris Missal of 1738, Bl. … Continue reading

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To The Virgin He Sends

This hymn is a medieval sequence hymn which was used for Advent and the Feast of the Annunciation (Mar. 25). In the Sarum Missal it was used for Masses of the Virgin Mary during Advent. This is the text of … Continue reading

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Mittit Ad Virginem

This hymn is a medieval sequence hymn which was used for Advent and the Feast of the Annunciation (Mar. 25). In the Sarum Missal it was used for Masses of the Virgin Mary during Advent. This is the text of … Continue reading

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