Category Archives: Matins/Office of Readings

It Is No Earthly Summer’s Ray

In the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary, This hymn is used in multiple places in the Breviary, though divided into parts. The third verse and the closing doxology is used as the hymn for Lauds on the the Feast … Continue reading

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Not By The Martyr’s Death Alone

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns for the Common of the Just/Righteous in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Not by the martyr’s … Continue reading

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O God, Thy Soldiers’ Great Reward

This hymn is used for Vespers and Matins on feasts of one Martyr in the Commons of the Saints for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary.  In the Ordinary Form, it is used for II Vespers on feasts of … Continue reading

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Behold The Messengers Of Christ

This hymn was used for Vespers I & II and Nocturns on the Feasts of St. Mark and St. Luke in the Paris Breviary (1736). Cardinal Newman’s Hymni Ecclesiae has it listed for the same hours as the Common of … Continue reading

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Disposer Supreme

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns in the Common of the Holy Apostles in the Paris Breviary (1736). This is the text of the hymn as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Disposer Supreme, And … Continue reading

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Christ, In Highest Heaven Enthronèd

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). This is the text of the hymn as it appears … Continue reading

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God Eternal, Lord Of All

This hymn is a translations/paraphrase of the Te Deum,  the great hymn of praise and thanksgiving of the Church. It has been attributed alternately to Nicetas of Remesiana and St. Ambrose. This is the full, original text as far as … Continue reading

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