Category Archives: Roman Breviary

O Christ, Redeemer Of Our Race

This hymn is used for Vespers during the Season of Christmas from Nativity to Epiphany for both Forms of the Roman Breviary. According to Fr. Caswall in the Lyrica Catholica, Matins as well for the Extraordinary Form. It was used … Continue reading

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O Heavenly Word, Eternal Light

This hymn is used for Matins/Office of Readings on Sundays and weekdays during the Season of Advent in both Forms of the Roman Breviary as well as the Sarum Breviary. This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient … Continue reading

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Creator Of The Starry Height

This hymn is used for Vespers on Sundays and weekdays during the Season of Advent in both Forms of the Roman Breviary. It was also used for Vespers during Advent in the Sarum Breviary. Here is the text from the … Continue reading

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Blest Creator Of The Light

This hymn is used for Vespers (II) on Sundays throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Vespers (II) on Sundays of Weeks I & III during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form. … Continue reading

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O Trinity, Of Blessèd Light

This hymn is used for Vespers on Saturdays (I Vespers Sunday) throughout the year in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Vespers on Sundays of Weeks II & IV during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary … Continue reading

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Before The Ending Of The Day

This hymn is used for Compline throughout the year on each weekday in both Forms of the Roman Breviary. It was also used for Compline in throughout the year except where otherwise specified in the Sarum Breviary . This is … Continue reading

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Oh, That Day Of Wrath Dismaying

This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, Lauds and Vespers during the weekdays of the 34th Week of … Continue reading

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