Category Archives: The Holy Trinity

O Trinity, Most Dread, Most Great

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Trinity-tide. A Door opened in Heaven.” O Trinity, most dread, most great, How can I … Continue reading

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Te Deum

This is the great hymn of praise and thanksgiving of the Church. It has been attributed alternately to Nicetas of Remesiana and St. Ambrose. Te Deum laudamus: Te Dominum confitemur. Te aeternum Patrem omnis terra veneratur. Tibi omnes Angeli; Tibi … Continue reading

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Tu Trinitatis Unitas

This hymn is the hymn for Matins on Fridays throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form. In the Ordinary Form, this hymn is used for the hymn for Office of Readings on Fridays of Weeks I & III of Ordinary … Continue reading

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O Thou! Who Dost All Nature Sway

This hymn is the hymn for Matins on Fridays throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form. In the Ordinary Form, this hymn is used for the hymn for Office of Readings on Fridays of Weeks I & III of Ordinary … Continue reading

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O Lux Beata Trinitas

This hymn is used for Vespers on Saturdays (I Vespers Sunday) throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers on Sundays of Weeks II & IV during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form. It is also … Continue reading

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Now Doth The Fiery Sun Decline

This hymn is used for Vespers on Saturdays (I Vespers Sunday) throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers on Sundays of Weeks II & IV during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form. This hymn is … Continue reading

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Summæ Deus Clementiæ

This hymn is used for Matins on Saturdays throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Office of Readings on Saturdays of Weeks I & III during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form. It is also used … Continue reading

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