Category Archives: Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

The Word Descending From Above

This hymn is used in both Forms as the hymn for Lauds on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi. The last two verses (O Salutaris Hostia) are sung at Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. The Word, descending from above, Though with … 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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Verbum Supernum

This hymn is used in both Forms as the hymn for Lauds on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi. The last two verses (O Salutaris Hostia) are sung at Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Verbum supernum prodiens, Nec Patris linquens dexteram, … Continue reading

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Pange Lingua Gloriosi Corporis Mysterium

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

Posted in Ancient & Mediaeval Hymns, Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, Corpus Christi (Thursday following Trinity Sunday), Evening Prayer / Vespers, Holy Thursday, Holy Week, Hymns By The Greats, Latin Hymns, Lent, Major Feasts, Non-English Hymns, Roman Breviary, Saints of the Church (Canonized or Beatified), St. Thomas Aquinas, The Church Year, The Holy Eucharist, The Liturgy of Hours/Hours of the Day, The Missal, The Sacraments | 1 Comment