Category Archives: The Holy Martyrs

Quid Sacram Virgo Generosa Martyr

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds for the Common of Virgins when a Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). Quid sacram, Virgo, generosa Martyr, Ambiunt frontem duplices coronæ? Nempe non unum gemino reportas Hoste triumphum. Mollior fregit … Continue reading

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Virginum Robur Deus Atque Custos

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns for the Common of Virgins when a Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). Virginum robur, Deus, atque custos: Sexus imbellis, medios per enses, Dum faves, quas non superat virili Pectore mortes! … Continue reading

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Festis Læta Sonent Æthera Cantibus

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I & II for the Common of Virgins when a Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). Festis læta sonent æthera cantibus: Nunc aptate tubas, sumite tympana, Cœtus Angelici: dicite Virginem, Christi … Continue reading

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Quam Christi Signasti Viam

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds in the Common for Multiple Martyrs in the Paris Breviary (1736). Quam, Christe, signasti viam Primus, profuso sanguine, Per hanc tui te fortiter Ducem sequuntur milites. Fossus manus, fossus pedes, Ovans … Continue reading

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Fortes Cadendo Martyres

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns in the Common for Multiple Martyrs in the Paris Breviary (1736). Fortes cadendo Martyres, Quos empta fuso sanguine, Cælestis ornat purpura, Iunctis canamus vocibus. Acti procellis omnibus, Sui cruoris flumine Vehuntur, … Continue reading

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Christi Martyribus Debita Nos Decet

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I & II in the Common for Multiple Martyrs in the Paris Breviary (1736). Christi Martyribus debita nos decet, Virtutis memores, promere cantica; Quos nec blanditiis, nec potuit minis Fallax vincere … Continue reading

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Iam Non Te Lacerant Carnificum Manus

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds in the Common for One Martyr in the Paris Breviary (1736). Iam non te lacerant carnificum* manus, Inter qui recubas Cælituum* choros: Nunc pro carcere cæco Fulgentes habitas domos. Non iam … Continue reading

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