Category Archives: Terce

Veni Creator Spiritus (Hereford)

This hymn is a composite of the first verse of the verse of Veni Creator Spiritus and the body of Memento Salutis Auctor. It was used for Prime, Terce, Sext and None in the Services of the Blessed Virgin Mary … Continue reading

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Agnoscat Omne Sæculum

This hymn was used for the minor hours on Christmas in the York Breviary. Part I was used for Prime, Part II for Terce, Part III for Sext, Part IV for None. The text here comes from “Venanti Honori Clementiani … Continue reading

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Corde Natus Ex Parentis

This hymn was used for Compline on the Nativity of the Lord and during Christmastide in the York Breviary. It was also used in sections for Prime, Terce, Sext & None from the Nativity of the Lord to the Feast … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Spirit, Creator, Come

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 Office, it is used for Vespers on Pentecost. According to the Liber Hymnarius, it … Continue reading

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Blest Spirit One With God Above

This hymn is used for Terce on Sundays and Weekdays throughout the year in the Extraordinary form and the Ordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. … Continue reading

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Oh Holy Spirit, Lord Of Grace

This hymn is used for Terce on Sundays and Weekdays throughout the year in the Paris Breviary. This is the original text of the hymn from John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. Oh Holy Spirit, Lord of grace, Eternal … Continue reading

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Da Christe Nos Tecum Mori

These two verses were added to the end of the minor offices at Prime, Terce, Sext and None during the Easter Season in the Paris Breviary (1736): Da, Christe, nos tecum mori; Tecum simul da surgere: Terrena da contemnere; Amare … Continue reading

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