Category Archives: Roman Breviary

Aspice Ut Verbum Patris A Supernis

This hymn is a hymn for Vespers and Matins on the Friday after Septuagesima Sunday in the Office of the Instruments of the Passion, or the Passion Offices, dedicated to the Prayer of Our Lord Jesus Christ on Mount Olivet.  Aspice … Continue reading

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Rerum Deus Fons Omnium

This hymn is used for I Vespers of Sunday on Weeks II and IV during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. In the Mozarabic Breviary it is used for Vespers on Saturday (Vespers I of Sunday) … Continue reading

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Vox Sonat Sponsi Diuturna Cessit

This may be the hymn for Matins in the Common of More than One Virgin and More than One Holy Woman in the Extraordinary form of the Roman Breviary. Vox sonat Sponsi: “Diuturna cessit Nunc hiems, tristes abiere nimbi, Ver … Continue reading

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It Is No Earthly Summer’s Ray

In the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary, This hymn is used in multiple places in the Breviary, though divided into parts. The third verse and the closing doxology is used as the hymn for Lauds on the the Feast … Continue reading

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God Of Mercy! Let Us Run

This hymn is used for the Lauds on the (September) Feast of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, Come (Anonymous)

This hymn to the Holy Spirit is used frequently in the life of the Church, including ordinations, Pentecost and Confirmation. In the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary, it is used for Vespers on Pentecost. According to the Liber Hymnarius, … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, Come! (Faber)

This hymn to the Holy Spirit is used frequently in the life of the Church, including ordinations, Pentecost and Confirmation. In the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary, it is used for Vespers on Pentecost. According to the Liber Hymnarius, … Continue reading

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