Category Archives: Roman Breviary

How Blest The Matron, Who Endued

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds in the Common of Holy Women in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. In the Ordinary Form, it is used for Vespers for the same Office.  This is the text of the … Continue reading

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Jesu, The Virgins’ Crown, Do Thou

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds in the Common of a Virgins in the Both Forms of the Roman Breviary (Though in the Ordinary Form it’s use for Lauds is for Multiple Virgins only). It was also used for Lauds … Continue reading

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O God, Thy Soldiers’ Great Reward

This hymn is used for Vespers and Matins on feasts of one Martyr in the Commons of the Saints for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary.  In the Ordinary Form, it is used for II Vespers on feasts of … Continue reading

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God Eternal, Lord Of All

This hymn is a translations/paraphrase of the Te Deum,  the great hymn of praise and thanksgiving of the Church. It has been attributed alternately to Nicetas of Remesiana and St. Ambrose. This is the full, original text as far as … Continue reading

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Now My Tongue, The Mystery Telling

This hymn is one of the most beloved of the Church. It is used as the hymn for I & II Vespers on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi in The Roman & Paris Breviaries. It is used for Matins on … 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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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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