Category Archives: The Devotional Offices

Alma Parens, Omni Carens

This hymn is used for Lauds in the Office of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Alma Parens, omni carens Corruptelæ macula, Quam elegit qui confregit Diræ mortis vincula. Clemens! præsta, ut, qui festa Tua gaudent colere, Gratulentur et lætentur, Veræ lucis … Continue reading

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Salvete Christi Vulnera

This hymn is used for Lauds on the Feast of the Precious Blood in the Extraordinary Form. It is also used for Lauds on the Friday after the Fourth Sunday in Lent, for the Office of the Instruments of the Passion.  Salvete … Continue reading

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Ira Iusta Conditoris

This hymn is used for Matins on the Feast of the Precious Blood in the Extraordinary Form. It is also used for Matins on the Friday after the Fourth Sunday in Lent, for the Office of the Instruments of the Passion. Ira … Continue reading

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Festivis Resonent Compita Vocibus

This hymn is used for Vespers on the Feast of the Precious Blood in the Extraordinary Form. It is also used for Vespers on the Friday after the Fourth Sunday in Lent, for the Office of the Instruments of the Passion.  Festivis … Continue reading

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Ofttimes, When Hemm’d Around By Hostile Arms

This hymn is used for Vespers & Matins on the Feast of Our Lady Help of Christians according to Fr. Caswall. Ofttimes, when hemm’d around by hostile arms, The Christian people lay all sore dismay’d, From Heav’n hath come the … Continue reading

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Memento Salutis Auctor

This hymn is used for Terce, Sext, None and Compline in the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Memento, salutis Auctor, Quod nostri quondam corporis, Ex illibata Virgine Nascendo, formam sumpseris. Maria, mater gratiæ, Mater misericordiæ, Tu nos ab … Continue reading

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Remember, O Creator Lord!

This hymn is used for Terce, Sext, None and Compline in the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Remember, O Creator Lord! That in the Virgin’s sacred womb Thou wast conceiv’d, and of her flesh Didst our mortality assume. … Continue reading

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