Category Archives: The Holy Archangels

Excelsorum Civium Inclita Gaudia

This hymn was used for Lauds & Vespers II for the Feast of St. Raphael the Archangel in the Hereford Breviary. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Hymnale Secundum Usum Insignis Ac Praeclarae Ecclesiae Sarisburiensis (1850): … Continue reading

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Æternam Cæli Gratiam

This hymn was used for Matins for the Feast of St. Raphael the Archangel in the Hereford Breviary. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Hymnale Secundum Usum Insignis Ac Praeclarae Ecclesiae Sarisburiensis (1850): Æternam cæli gratiam, … Continue reading

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Exultet Cælum Gaudiis

This hymn was used for Vespers I for the Feast of St. Raphael the Archangel in the Hereford Breviary. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Hymnale Secundum Usum Insignis Ac Praeclarae Ecclesiae Sarisburiensis (1850): Exultet cælum … 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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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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