Category Archives: The Holy Apostles

An Exile For The Faith

This is a hymn for the Feast of St. John the Evangelist. An exile for the Faith Of thy Incarnate Lord, Beyond the stars,—beyond all space, Thy soul unprison’d soar’d: There saw in glory Him Who liveth, and was dead; … Continue reading

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Iussu Tyranni Pro Fide

This is a hymn for the Feast of St. John the Evangelist. Iussu Tyranni pro fide Pulsus, Iohannes, exulas: Fertur volatu libero Mens celsa supra sidera. Illic revelat se tibi Qui mortuus vivit Deus; Agnus salutis hostia, Et morte devicta … Continue reading

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The Life Which God’s Incarnate Word

This hymn was used for the Feast of St. John the Evangelist in the Cluniac Breviary. The life which God’s Incarnate Word Liv’d here below with men, Three blest Evangelists record, With Heav’n-inspired pen: John penetrates on eagle wing The … Continue reading

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All Ye Who Groan Beneath

According to Fr. Caswall, this comes from the Responsory of St. Paul. An indulgence was attached to its recitation by His Holiness, Pope Pius VII in 1806. All ye who groan, beneath A load of ills oppress’d! Intreat St. Paul, … Continue reading

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Pressi Malorum Pondere

According to Fr. Caswall, this comes from the Responsory of St. Paul. An indulgence was attached to its recitation by His Holiness, Pope Pius VII in 1806. Pressi malorum pondere, Adite Paulum supplices, Qui certa largus desuper Dabit salutis pignora. … Continue reading

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Seek Ye A Patron To Defend

According to Fr. Caswall, this comes from the Responsory of St. Peter. An indulgence was attached to its recitation by His Holiness, Pope Pius VI in 1781. Seek ye a Patron to defend Your cause? —then, one and all, Without … Continue reading

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Si Vis Patronum Quærere

According to Fr. Caswall, this comes from the Responsory of St. Peter. An indulgence was attached to its recitation by His Holiness, Pope Pius VI in 1781. Si vis patronum quærere; Si vis potentem vindicem, Quid iam moraris! invoca Apostolorum … Continue reading

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