Category Archives: The Proper of Saints

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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The Mighty Host On High

This hymn was used for Lauds & Vespers II for the Feast of St. Raphael the Archangel in the Hereford Breviary. This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in the 1856 edition of John Mason Neale’s Hymnal … Continue reading

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Full Of Gladness Let Our Faithful Choir Be Singing

This hymn was widely used as the Sequence hymn for Christmas in the Middle Ages, and was used as such in the Sarum Missal. It was also used as the hymn for Vespers II on the Feasts of the Purification, … Continue reading

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Thee, O Christ, The Father’s Splendour

This hymn is used for the Vespers & Matins on the Feast of St. Michael (Sept. 29) in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary . It is used for Lauds on the same Feast in the Ordinary Form. I … Continue reading

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He, The Confessor Of The Lord, With Triumph

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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Miraculum Laudabile

This hymn was used for the Feast of The Ordination of St. Ambrose, Bishop, Confessor, Doctor and Patron (Dec. 7) in the Ambrosian Breviary prior to 1700. This is the text of this hymn as it appears in the Ambrosian … Continue reading

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Bellator Armis Inclitus

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the feast of St. Martin of Tours, Bishop and Confessor (November 11) in the Ambrosian Breviary. This is the older text as it appears in the Ambrosian Breviary … Continue reading

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