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O Mother! I Could Weep For Mirth

This hymn comes from Hymns By Frederick Faber, D.D. (1871 edition) and is under the title “Immaculate! Immaculate!” It is a hymn for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. O Mother! I could weep for mirth, Joy fills my heart … Continue reading

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The Day, The Happy Day, Is Dawning

This hymn comes from Hymns By Frederick Faber, D.D. (1871 edition) and is under the title “Sine Labe Originali Concepta.” It is a hymn for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. The day, the happy day, is dawning, The glorious … Continue reading

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O Purest Of Creatures! Sweet Mother! Sweet Maid

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Immaculate Conception in that hymnal. It appears under the same title in Hymns By Frederick Faber, D.D. (1871 … Continue reading

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The Stars Retire, When First The Sun

This is the original text of this hymn from Fr. Oakley’s Lyra Liturgica (1865). It is listed in that hymnal under the heading “Stella Matutina.” The content of the hymn focuses on the feasts falling during Advent and the role … Continue reading

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Thy Peerless Privilege, O Mother-Maid

This is the original text of this hymn from Fr. Oakley’s Lyra Liturgica (1865). It is listed in that hymnal under the heading “The Feast of the Immaculate Conception: The Patroness of the Two Advents”: Thy peerless privilege, O Mother-Maid, … Continue reading

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Quantus Est! Cuius Veniens Ad Ædem

This hymn was written for the Feast of St. Nicholas of Myra (Dec. 6). This is the full, original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689). Quantus est! cuius veniens ad ædem Dexterum sentit … Continue reading

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Illa Quæ Dudum Studuit Latere

This hymn was written for the Feast of St. Nicholas of Myra (Dec. 6). This is the full, original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689). Illa, quæ dudum studuit latere, Mille portentis tua … Continue reading

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