Tag Archives: Christian Hymns

Nostræ Salutis Nuntio

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the feasts of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist (June 24) and the Beheading of St. John the Baptist (August 29) in the Ambrosian Breviary (1830). Nostræ … Continue reading

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Legis Supernæ Nuntio

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the feast of St. Barnabas the Apostle, First Bishop of Milan (June 11) in the Ambrosian Breviary. Legis supernæ nuntio Laudes canamus Barnabæ, Qui missus urbem Numini, Urbique … Continue reading

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Regi Polorum Debitas

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the feasts of the Translation of St. Dionysius of Milan, Bishop and Confessor (May 25) in the Ambrosian Breviary. This is the older text as it appears in … Continue reading

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There Is A Green Hill Far Away

This hymn was originally written for Cecil Frances Alexander’s 1848 hymnal “Hymns for Little Children” and is listed in the section on the Creed under the header “Suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead and buried.” It is listed in … Continue reading

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Sacri Triumphale Tui

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the feasts of the Translation of St. Nazarius, martyr (May 10) and Sts. Nazarius and Celsus, martyrs (July 28) in the Ambrosian Breviary. This is the older text … Continue reading

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Let Earth And Heaven To Dearest Philip

I decided to translate this wonderful hymn to my beloved patron saint, St. Philip Neri, from the Ambrosian Breviary. This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds on the feast of St. Philip Neri (May 26) in … Continue reading

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Victor, Nabor, Felix, Pii

This hymn is used for Vespers I & II and Lauds for the feasts of St. Victor the Moor, martyr (May 8) and Sts. Nabor and Felix, martyrs (July 12) in the Ambrosian Breviary. Victor, Nabor, Felix, pii Mediolani martyres, … Continue reading

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