Category Archives: The Proper of Saints

Sanctorum Meritis Iungat Præconia

This hymn was used for Vespers I for the Feast of St. Ethelbert, King of East Anglia and Martyr (May 20) in the Hereford Breviary. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Hymnale Secundum Usum Insignis Ac … Continue reading

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Gaude Mater Ecclesia

This hymn was used for Vespers I for the Feast of St. Thomas of Hereford (Oct. 2 (currently Aug. 25)) in the Hereford Breviary. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Hymnale Secundum Usum Insignis Ac Praeclarae … Continue reading

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Excelsorum Civium Inclita Gaudia

This hymn was used for Lauds & Vespers II for the Feast of St. Raphael the Archangel in the Hereford Breviary. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Hymnale Secundum Usum Insignis Ac Praeclarae Ecclesiae Sarisburiensis (1850): … Continue reading

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Æternam Cæli Gratiam

This hymn was used for Matins for the Feast of St. Raphael the Archangel in the Hereford Breviary. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Hymnale Secundum Usum Insignis Ac Praeclarae Ecclesiae Sarisburiensis (1850): Æternam cæli gratiam, … Continue reading

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Exultet Cælum Gaudiis

This hymn was used for Vespers I for the Feast of St. Raphael the Archangel in the Hereford Breviary. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Hymnale Secundum Usum Insignis Ac Praeclarae Ecclesiae Sarisburiensis (1850): Exultet cælum … Continue reading

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Pretiosa Splendet Anna

This hymn was used for Lauds for the Feast of St. Anne in the Hereford Breviary. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Hymnale Secundum Usum Insignis Ac Praeclarae Ecclesiae Sarisburiensis (1850): Pretiosa splendet Anna Matris Christi … Continue reading

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Gaudet Chorus Fidelium

This hymn was used for Matins for the Feast of St. Anne in the Hereford Breviary. This is the text of the hymn as it appears in the Hymnale Secundum Usum Insignis Ac Praeclarae Ecclesiae Sarisburiensis (1850): Gaudet chorus fidelium, Cœtus canat … Continue reading

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