Category Archives: Little Office of the BVM

Inviolata, Integra Et Casta Es Maria

At the end of the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the 1736 Paris Breviary this text is included under the section head “Prosa de Beata ad devotionem.” Inviolata, integra et casta es, Maria: Quæ es effecta fulgida … Continue reading

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Virgo Dei Genitrix Quem Totus Non Capit Orbis

This hymn was used as the hymn for Compline in the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Paris Breviary (1736). Virgo Dei Genitrix, quem totus non capit orbis, In tua se clausit viscera, factus homo. Hinc merito … Continue reading

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Memento De Deo Deus

This hymn was used as the hymn for Prime, Terce, Sext, & None in the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Paris Breviary (1736). Memento, de Deo Deus‚ Quod matre natus Virgine, Nostri misertus, perditi Mundi redemptor … Continue reading

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Nunc Aurora Novæ Nuntia Lucis

This hymn was used as the hymn for Lauds for the Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday and the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Paris Breviary (1736). Nunc Aurora,novæ nuntia lucis, Tristes orbe procul … Continue reading

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O Quam Glorifica Luce Coruscas

This hymn was used as the hymn for Nocturns for the Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday and the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Paris Breviary (1736). O quam glorifica luce coruscas, Stirpis Davidicæ … Continue reading

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The God Whom Earth, And Sea, And Sky

This hymn is used for Matins for Marian feasts throughout the year in the Common of Saints for the BVM in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Office of Readings in the Commons for the BVM in the Ordinary … Continue reading

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Hail O Star That Pointest

This hymn is used for Vespers for Marian feasts throughout the year in the Common of Saints for the BVM in the Extraordinary Form. It is used for Vespers II in the Commons for the BVM in the Ordinary Form. … Continue reading

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