Category Archives: The Holy Angels

Quæ Dixit, Egit, Pertulit

This hymn was used for the Feast of St. John the Evangelist in the Cluniac Breviary. Quæ dixit, egit, pertulit Verbum Dei Caro factum Scriptis viri cælestibus Tres illa mundo nuntiant:— Sublimis omnes transvolat Et raptus ad Sedem Patris, Quod … Continue reading

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Ruler Of The Dread Immense!

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels in both Forms. Ruler of the dread immense! Maker of this mighty frame! Whose eternal Providence Governs and upholds the same! Low before thy face we … Continue reading

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Praise We Those Ministers Celestial

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. Praise we those ministers celestial Whom the … Continue reading

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Orbis Patrator Optime

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels in both Forms. Here is the original text of this hymn: Orbis Patrator optime, Qui, quidquid est, potentia Magna creasti, nec regis Minore providentia: Adesto supplicantium … Continue reading

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Custodes Hominum

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. Custodes hominum psallimus angelos, Naturæ fragili quos … Continue reading

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Placare, Christe, Servulis (Nobis)

This is the hymn for Lauds on the Feast of St. Raphael the Archangel and the Feast of St. Gabriel in the Extraordinary Form. Placare, Christe, servulis, Quibus Patris clementiam Tuæ ad tribunal gratiæ Patrona Virgo postulat. Nobis adesto Archangele, … Continue reading

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O Christ, The Glory Of The Angel Choirs!

This hymn is used for the Lauds on the Feast of St. Raphael in the Extraordinary Form . Fr. Caswall authored another translation of this hymn for other feast days. That text may be found here for more information. O Christ, the … Continue reading

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