Category Archives: Roman Breviary

Oh, That Day Of Wrath Dismaying

This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, Lauds and Vespers during the weekdays of the 34th Week of … Continue reading

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Christ Is Our Corner-Stone, On Him Alone We Build

This hymn is used for Lauds in the Common of the Dedication of a Church in both Forms. It was used for Nocturns for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Paris Breviary of 1736. This is the … Continue reading

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O City Of Our God, Jerusalem The Blest!

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins for the Common of the Dedication of a Church in the Extraordinary Form and for Vespers of the same Office in the Ordinary Form. It was used for Vespers I for the … Continue reading

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And Are There Then Celestial Habitants

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary.. It is used for Vespers on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. It is also … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Spirit, Creator, Come

This hymn to the Holy Spirit is used frequently in the life of the Church, including ordinations, Pentecost and Confirmation. In the Extraordinary Form of the Office, it is used for Vespers on Pentecost. According to the Liber Hymnarius, it … Continue reading

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O Thou Whose All Redeeming Might

This hymn is used for Vespers and Matins in the Common of a Confessor and Bishop in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers in the Common of Holy Men for one saint in the Ordinary Form. O Thou … Continue reading

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Oh, Jesu, Lord Of Heavenly Grace

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds on the Solemnity of the Ascension in the Extraordinary form. It is used for Vespers in the Ordinary Form on the same feast. It was used for Lauds for the Feast of … Continue reading

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