Category Archives: The Holy Archangels

Thee, O Christ, The Father’s Splendour

This hymn is used for the Vespers & Matins on the Feast of St. Michael (Sept. 29) in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary . It is used for Lauds on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. I … Continue reading

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Divine Ductor Raphael

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the feast of the St. Raphael the Archangel (October 24) in the Ambrosian Breviary. This is the text as it appears in the Ambrosian Breviary of 1830: Divine … Continue reading

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Mysteriorum Signifer

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the feast of St. Michael the Archangel (September 29) in the Ambrosian Breviary. This is the older text as it appears in the Ambrosian Breviary of 1582 (courtesy … Continue reading

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Regis Superni Nuntio

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the Feast of St. Gabriel the Archangel (Dec. 5) in the Ambrosian Breviary. Regis superni Nuntio Festum sacremus canticum, Qui nos ab alto visitet, Cælique donis repleat. Hic … Continue reading

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Prompta Cuncta Catholicæ

This hymn is used for Lauds for the Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel (September 29) in the Mozarabic Breviary. It is also used for Vespers & Lauds on the in Feast of Saint Gabriel the Archangel (March 24) the Appendix … Continue reading

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O Cælorum Alme Princeps

This hymn is used for Vespers for the Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel (September 29) in the Mozarabic Breviary.  O Cælorum alme Princeps Michaël potissime, Summi Regis Christi summus Portitorque rutilus, Agius nuncupatus Michaël, Quis, ut Dominus? Tu polorum aulæ … Continue reading

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Oh Captain Of God’s Host, Whose Dreadful Might

This is the original text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was originally written for use on Michaelmas Day. Oh captain of God’s host, whose dreadful … Continue reading

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