Category Archives: Matins/Office of Readings

O Vos Unanimes Christiadum Chori

This hymn was used as the hymn for Vespers I & II and Nocturns on the Octave of All Saints (November 8) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). O vos unanimes Christiadum chori, Sanctorum tumulos et cineres Patrum, Dulces exuvias, … Continue reading

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Vos Sancti Proceres Vos Superum Chori

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns on the Solemnity of All Saints (November 1) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Vos sancti Proceres, vos Superum chori Cæli quotquot habet Regia Principes, Nostros nunc date vestris Cantus iungere … Continue reading

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Si Quid Virginitas Et Bene Prodigum

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns & Vespers II on the Feast of St. Ursula and Her Companions (October 21) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Si quid Virginitas, et bene prodigum Vitæ martyrium vos movet; Ursulam … Continue reading

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Lux de Luce Deus Fons Quoque Luminum

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns & Vespers II on the Feast of Sts. Denis, Rusticus and Eleutherius (October 9) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Lux de luce Deus, fons quoque luminum, Quo stat perpetuus cælitibus dies; … 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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Christe Qui Sedes Olympo

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). Christe, qui sedes olympo, Par Deo Patri Deus, Quem tremiscunt … Continue reading

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Lignum Crucis Mirabile

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14) in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Lignum Crucis mirabile Totum per orbem prominet, In qua pependit innocens Christus, Redemptor … Continue reading

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