Category Archives: The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary

Gloriosi Salvatoris

This hymn was used in some regional breviaries for the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus. According to Hymns Ancient and Modern the source was the Liège Breviary, but according to the Thesaurus Hymnologicus and The Latin Hymn Writers … Continue reading

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Blest Trinity, From Mortal Sight

This hymn was used for Lauds on Trinity Sunday in the Paris Breviary (1736).  This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Blest Trinity, from mortal sight Veiled in Thine Own eternal Light, We Thee … Continue reading

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Sævo Dolorum Turbine

This hymn is a hymn for Lauds on the Friday after Sexagesima Sunday, dedicated to the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The text comes from the Office of the Instruments of the Passion, or the Passion Offices. Sævo dolorum … Continue reading

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How Blest Were They Who Walked In Love

This hymn was used for Vespers (II) from Septuagesima Sunday until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): How blest were they who walked in Love With … Continue reading

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O Lord In Perfect Bliss Above

This hymn was used for Nocturns from the Septuagesima Sunday until the beginning of Lent in the Paris Breviary(1736). This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O Lord, in perfect bliss above, Thou couldst … Continue reading

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Oíd La Voz Sonora Que Severa

Este himno se canta en laudes en el tiempo de Adviento en el Breviario Romano y en el Breviario Sarum. Oíd la voz sonora que severa La obscuridad reprehende del pecado: Sea lexos el sueño desterrado, Que Jesus resplandece en … Continue reading

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Verbo Supremo, Que Del Seno Sales

Este himno se canta en maitines en el tiempo de Adviento en el Breviario Romano y en el Breviario Sarum. Verbo supremo, que del seno sales Del Padre celestial y Dios eterno, Y que naciendo en tiempo Niño tierno, Libras … Continue reading

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