Category Archives: The Missal

O Prima, Virgo, Prodita

This hymn is used for I Vespers on the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Extraordinary Form. O Prima, Virgo, prodita E Conditoris spiritu, Prædestinata Altissimi Gestare in alvo Filium; Tu perpes hostis femina Prænuntiata … Continue reading

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O Godhead Hid, Devoutly I Adore Thee

O Godhead hid, devoutly I adore Thee, Who truly art within the forms before me; To Thee my heart I bow with bended knee, As failing quite in contemplating Thee. Sight, touch, and taste in Thee are each deceiv’d; The … Continue reading

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Humby I Adore Thee, Hidden Deity

Humbly I adore Thee, hidden Deity, Which beneath these figures art concealed from me; Wholly in submission Thee my spirit hails, For in contemplating Thee it wholly fails. Taste and touch and vision in Thee are deceived: But the hearing … Continue reading

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Sing, My Tongue, The Saviour’s Glory (Aquinas)

This hymn is one of the most beloved of the Church. It is used as the hymn for I & II Vespers on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, it is sung on Holy Thursday, and the last two verses, the … Continue reading

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Day Of Wrath And Doom Impending

This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, Lauds and Vespers during the weekdays of the 34th Week of … Continue reading

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Nigher Still, And Still More Nigh

This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, Lauds and Vespers during the weekdays of the 34th Week of … Continue reading

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Sion Lift Thy Voice And Sing

This is the Sequence hymn for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi: Sion, lift thy voice, and sing; Praise thy Saviour and thy King; Praise with hymns thy Shepherd true: Strive thy best to praise Him well; Yet doth He all … Continue reading

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