Category Archives: Paris Breviary

Again The Sunday Morn

This hymn was used for Lauds on Sunday in the Paris Breviary. Again the Sunday morn Calls us to prayer and praise; Waking our hearts to gratitude With its enlivening rays. But Christ yet brighter shone, Quenching the morning beam; … Continue reading

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Ad Templa Nos Rursus Vocat

This hymn was used for Lauds on Sunday in the Paris Breviary. Ad templa nos rursus vocat Surgentis auroræ nitor, Novasque pro læto monet Referre grates munere. At victor auroram suo Fulgore Christus obruit: Huic, magna cuius pars sumus, Iuvat … Continue reading

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O Captain Of The Martyr Host!

This hymn was used for Matins on the Feast of St. Stephen in the Paris Breviary. O Captain of the Martyr Host! O peerless in renown! Not from the fading flowers of earth Weave we for thee a crown. The … Continue reading

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O Qui Tuo, Dux Martyrum

This hymn was used for Matins on the Feast of St. Stephen in the Paris Breviary. O qui tuo, dux Martyrum, Præfers coronam nomine, Non de caducis floribus Tibi coronam nectimus. Tuo cruenta sanguine, Quam saxa fulgent pulchrius Aptata sacro … Continue reading

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Rejoice, O Ye Spirits And Angels On High!

This hymn was used as the hymn for I Vespers on the Solemnity of the Assumption in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Rejoice, O ye Spirits and Angels on High! This day the pure Mother of Love By death was … Continue reading

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Whither Thus, In Holy Rapture

This hymn was used as the hymn for I Vespers on the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). Whither thus, in holy rapture, Princely Maiden, art thou bent? Why so fleetly art … Continue reading

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O Sion! Open Wide Thy Gates;

This hymn was used as the hymn for I Vespers on the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Paris Breviary (1736 Edition). O Sion! open wide thy gates; Let figures disappear; A Priest and Victim, … Continue reading

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