Category Archives: Matins/Office of Readings

Son Of A Virgin, Maker Of Thy Mother

This hymn is used for Matins in the Common of Virgins in the Extraordinary form of the Roman Breviary. The whole hymn is used for Virgin Martyrs, verses 1, 4 & 5 are used for a Virgin who is not a Martyr … Continue reading

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He Whose Confession God Of Old Accepted

This hymn is used for Vespers and Matins in the Common of a Confessor and Bishop as well as of a Confessor who is not a Bishop in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. In the Ordinary Form, it … Continue reading

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Martyr Of God, Whose Strength Was Steeled

This hymn is used for Lauds on feasts of one Martyr in the Common of the Saints for both Forms of the Roman Breviary. It was used for Vespers I and Matins in the Common for one Martyr in the … Continue reading

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Lord Of Creation, Bow Thine Ear, O Christ, To Hear

This hymn was used for Vespers I & Matins in the Common of the Apostles & Evangelists in the Sarum Breviary. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in The English Hymnal (1906) where it is … Continue reading

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When Christ Our Lord Had Passed Once More

This hymn is sung for Matins on Pentecost in the Extraordinary form of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Terce on Pentecost in the Ordinary Form. It was used  also used for Pentecost in the Sarum Breviary. Part I … Continue reading

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Sing, My Tongue, The Glorious Battle (Dearmer)

This hymn is a translation of only one portion of a larger hymn and follows the text used in the Sarum Breviary. This part was used for Matins during Passiontide and on the Feast of the Invention (Finding) of the … Continue reading

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O Splendour Of God’s Glory Bright

This hymn is used for Lauds on Mondays throughout the year in the Extraordinary brevForm of the Roman Breviary. It is used for Lauds on Mondays of Weeks I & III during Ordinary Time in the Ordinary Form. It was … Continue reading

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