Category Archives: Ambrosian Breviary

Te Lucis Ante Terminum

This hymn is used for Compline throughout the year on each weekday. Te lucis ante terminum Rerum Creator poscimus, Ut pro tua clementia, Sis praesul et custodia. Procul recedant somnia, Et noctium phantasmata; Hostemque nostrum comprime, Ne polluantur corpora. Praesta, … Continue reading

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Now With The Fast-Departing Light

This hymn is used for Compline throughout the year. Now with the fast-departing light, Maker of all! we ask of Thee, Of thy great mercy, through the night Our guardian and defence to be. Far off let idle visions fly; … Continue reading

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Aeterne Rerum Conditor

This hymn is for Lauds on Sundays from Epiphany until Lent and from September 28 to November 26 in the Extraordinary Form. In the Ordinary Form, this hymn is for Lauds/Morning Prayer on Sundays I & III in Ordinary Time … Continue reading

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Dread Framer Of The Earth And Sky!

This hymn is for Lauds on Sundays from Epiphany until Lent and from September 28 to November 26 in the Extraordinary Form. In the Ordinary Form, this hymn is for Lauds/Morning Prayer on Sundays I & III in Ordinary Time … Continue reading

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Now That The Daylight Dies Away

This hymn is used for Compline throughout the year on each weekday. Now that the daylight dies away, By all Thy grace and love, Thee, Maker of the world, we pray To watch our bed above. Let dreams depart and … Continue reading

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