Category Archives: The Liturgy of the Church

In Passione Domini

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Feast of the Image of the Lord the Savior in the Sarum Breviary. In passione domini Qua datur Salus homini, Sit mentis* refrigerium Et cordis desiderium. Portemus in memoria **Dolores et opprobria … Continue reading

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Nos Imago Trinitatis

This hymn was used for Vespers for a unique feast from the Sarum Breviary. The Latin title of the feast, as it appears in the 1531 Folio edition of the Sarum Breviary, is “Festum Yconiæ (Iconiæ) Domini Salvatoris.” This may … Continue reading

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O Pater Sancte Mitis Atque Pie

This hymn was used for Lauds on Trinity Sunday in the Sarum Breviary. O Pater Sancte mitis atque pie, O Iesu Christe Fili venerande, Paracliteque Spiritus, O Alme Deus æterne. Trinitas Sancta, Unitasque firma, Deitas vera, Bonitas immensa, Lux angelorum, … Continue reading

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Adesto Sancta Trinitas

This hymn was used for Vespers and Matins on Trinity Sunday in the Sarum Breviary. Adesto Sancta Trinitas, Par splendor, una Deitas, Qui extas rerum omnium Sine fine principium. Te cælorum militia Laudat, adorat, prædicat, Triplexque mundi machina Benedicit per … Continue reading

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Alma Chorus Domini

This hymn is a sequence which was used for Compline on Pentecost and the three days afterwards in the Sarum Breviary. It was also used as the sequence for nuptial Masses in the Sarum Missal. Alma Chorus Domini nunc pangat … Continue reading

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Tu Christe Nostrum Gaudium

This hymn was used for Lauds on the Solemnity of the Ascension in the Sarum Breviary. Tu Christe nostrum gaudium Manens Olympo* præditum, Mundo regis Qui fabricam Mundana vincens gaudia. Hinc Te precantes quæsumus, Ignosce culpis omnibus, Et corda sursum … Continue reading

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Iesu Salvator Sæculi, Verbum Patris Altissimi

This hymn was used for Compline during Eastertide in the Sarum Breviary. Iesu Salvator sæculi, Verbum Patris Altissimi, Lux lucis invisibilis, Custos tuorum pervigil; Tu fabricator omnium, Discretor atque temporum, Fessa labore corpora Noctis quiete recrea. Ut, dum gravi in … Continue reading

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