Category Archives: The Sacraments

Anima Christi

This is a popular prayer usually used for thanksgiving after Communion. Anima Christi sanctifica me Corpus Christi salva me Sanquis Christi inebria me Aqua lateris Christi lava me Passio Christi conforta me O Bone Iesu exaudi me Intra Tua vulnera … Continue reading

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Tuba Clarifica Plebs Christi Revoca

This hymn is used for weddings in the old Hymnarium of the Mozarabic Breviary. I have left the spelling as it appears in the Breviary except for replacing all instances of the letter “j” with the letter “i.” I have placed … Continue reading

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Adest Diei Christe Consecratio

This hymn is used for Matins on the Ordination of a Bishop in the old Hymnarium of the Mozarabic Breviary. I have left the spelling as it appears in the Breviary except for replacing all instances of the letter “j” … Continue reading

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Verus Redemtor Christe Lumen Luminis

This hymn is used for the Ordination of a Bishop in the old Hymnarium of the Mozarabic Breviary. I have left the spelling as it appears in the Breviary except for replacing all instances of the letter “j” with the … Continue reading

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Bread Of The World, In Mercy Broken!

This is the original text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was originally written for use before the Sacrament. Bread of the world, in mercy broken! … Continue reading

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Viva! Viva! Gesù! Che Per Mio Bene

Viva! Viva! Gesù! che per mio bene Tutto il sangue verso dalle sue vene. Il sangue di Gesù fu la mia vita; Benedetta la Sua bontà infinita. Questo sangue in eterno sia lodato, Che dall’ inferno il mondo ha riscattato. … Continue reading

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Hail, Jesus! Hail! Who For My Sake

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Precious Blood in that hymnal: Hail, Jesus! Hail! who for my sake Sweet Blood from Mary’s veins didst … Continue reading

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