Tag Archives: Latin Hymns

Primo Deus Cæli Globum

This hymn is on the days of creation. The last thirteen stanzas are used as a hymn in and of themselves. John Mason Neale translates a portion of this hymn as a hymn for Saturday evening in his Hymnal Noted … Continue reading

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O Quanta Qualia Sunt Illa Sabbata

According to In Liturgy and Song, this hymn was written by Peter Abelard for Vespers I of Sunday on Saturday evening in the Hymnarius Paraclitensis, but the song has more recently become associated with the Solemnity of All Saints on … Continue reading

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The Triumphs Of The Saints

This hymn is used for Vespers on feasts of more than one Martyr in the Common of the Saints for both Forms of the Roman Breviary. It was also used for Vespers I and Matins for the Common of many … Continue reading

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From Lands That See The Sun Arise

This hymn is used for Lauds during the Season of Christmas in both Forms of the Roman Breviary as well as the Sarum Breviary. The hymns “Enixa Est Puerpera (1)” and “Castæ Parentis Viscera(2)” taken from this hymn and shown at … Continue reading

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Jesu, The Father’s Only Son

This hymn is used for Vespers during the Season of Christmas from Nativity to Epiphany for both Forms of the Roman Breviary. According to Fr. Caswall in the Lyrica Catholica, Matins as well for the Extraordinary Form. It was used … Continue reading

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O God, Creation’s Secret Force

This hymn is used for None on Sundays and Weekdays throughout the year in the Extraordinary form and the Ordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It was also used for None in the Sarum Breviary. In the Mozarabic Breviary, it is … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Ghost, With God The Son

This hymn is used for Terce on Sundays and Weekdays throughout the year in the Extraordinary form and the Ordinary Form of the Roman Breviary. It was also used for Terce in the Sarum Breviary. In the Mozarabic Breviary, this hymn … Continue reading

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