Category Archives: The Holy Angels

Where The Angelic Hosts Adore Thee

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels (October 2) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of the hymn from Isaac Williams’s 1839 Hymns Translated from the Parisian … Continue reading

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And Are There Then Celestial Habitants

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary.. It is used for Vespers on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. It is also … Continue reading

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O Thou, Around Whose Everlasting Throne

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (September 29) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of this hymn from Isaac Williams’s Hymns Translated from the … Continue reading

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O Christ, Who Sit’st With God On High

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I & II and Nocturns on the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (September 29) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of this hymn from Isaac … Continue reading

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Oh Christ, Who In Heaven

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I & II and Nocturns on the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (September 29) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s … Continue reading

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Regnator Orbis Summus Et Arbiter

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels (October 2) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Regnator orbis summus et arbiter, Cui prona servit curia cælitum; Quæ voce sola tu creasti, Perpetua … Continue reading

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Descende Cælo Te Michael Vocat

Cardinal Newman’s Hymni Ecclesiae of the 19th Century lists this as the hymn used  for Nocturns on the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels (September 29) in the Paris Breviary. Descende cælo: te Michael vocat Quæ festa terris te celebrat … Continue reading

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