Category Archives: Commons of the Saints

High Let Us All Our Voices Raise

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds in the Common of Holy Women in the Extraordinary form. In the Ordinary Form, it is used for Vespers for the same Office.  High let us all our voices raise, In that heroic … Continue reading

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O Thou Thy Mother’s Maker, Hail!

This hymn is used for Matins in the Common of Virgins in the Extraordinary form. The whole hymn is used for Virgin Martyrs, verses 1, 4 & 5 are used for a Virgin who is not a Martyr and verses 4 & … Continue reading

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From Highest Heav’n, The Father’s Son

This hymn is used for Lauds in the Common of the Dedication of a Church in both Forms.  From highest Heav’n, the Father’s Son. Descending like that mystic stone Cut from a mountain without hands, Came down below, and fill’d … Continue reading

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Jerusalem, Thou City 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.  Jerusalem, thou City blest! Dear vision of celestial … Continue reading

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Fortem Virili Pectore

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds in the Common of Holy Women in the Extraordinary form. In the Ordinary Form, it is used for Vespers for the same Office.  Fortem virili pectore Laudemus omnes feminam, Quae sanctitatis gloria Ubique … Continue reading

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Virginis Proles

This hymn is used for Matins in the Common of Virgins in the Extraordinary form. The whole hymn is used for Virgin Martyrs, verses 1, 4 & 5 are used for a Virgin who is not a Martyr and verses 4 & … Continue reading

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Angularis Fundamentum

This hymn is used for Lauds in the Common of the Dedication of a Church in both Forms. According to Fr. Britt, this hymn is a continuation of “Urbs Ierusalem Beata.” Angularis fundamentum Lapis Christus missus est, Qui parietum compage … Continue reading

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