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Crux Fidelis Terras Cælis

This hymn was used as the prosa for Vespers I on the Feast of the Invention (Finding) of the Holy Cross (May 3) in the Sarum Breviary. Crux fidelis terras cælis Miro nectens fœdere, Nos in laude tua gaude Devotos … Continue reading

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O Pater Sancte Mitis Atque Pie

This hymn was used for Lauds on Trinity Sunday in the Sarum Breviary. O Pater Sancte mitis atque pie, O Iesu Christe Fili venerande, Paracliteque Spiritus, O Alme Deus æterne. Trinitas Sancta, Unitasque firma, Deitas vera, Bonitas immensa, Lux angelorum, … Continue reading

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Alma Chorus Domini

This hymn is a sequence which was used for Compline on Pentecost and the three days afterwards in the Sarum Breviary. It was also used as the sequence for nuptial Masses in the Sarum Missal. Alma Chorus Domini nunc pangat … Continue reading

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O Lord, In Thee Is All My Trust

This is the text of this hymn as it appears in John Chandler’s 1837 Hymns of the Primitive Church. O Lord, in Thee is all my trust, Give ear unto my woful cry, Refuse not me that am unjust, But, … Continue reading

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Oh, That Day Of Wrath Dismaying

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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Oh, Jesu, Lord Of Heavenly Grace

This hymn is used for Vespers and Lauds on the Solemnity of the Ascension in the Extraordinary form. It is used for Vespers in the Ordinary Form on the same feast. It was used for Lauds for the Feast of … Continue reading

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