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Latin Hymns in the Seasons of the Church Year

Consisting of Those Latin Hymns on The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

See: Latin Hymns of the Christian Church

See also:

Note: In some cases, assignment is tentative or a given hymn may be sung at various points during the 40 days of the expanded Christmastide. Use this list, then, as a general guide; it is not cast in stone.

 

The Annunciation

 

For St. John The Baptist (Hymns Concerning St. John The Baptist)

 

Advent

 

 

Christmas Eve

 

Christmas

 

St. Stephen the Martyr (Hymns to St Stephen)

 

St. John the Evangelist (Hymns To St. John The Evangelist)

 

The Holy Innocents (The Hymns Of The Holy Innocents) and Herod

 

New Year

 

Circumcision

 

Epiphany and the Octave after Epiphany

 

The Presentation in the Temple

 

For Second Advent

 

Marian Hymns

 

Other Latin Hymns and Prayers

 

To Be Determined

Note:

On the Internet, there is an interesting discussion titled "URBAN VIII AND THE REVISION OF THE LATIN HYMNAL" by Vincent A. Lenti (copyright, 1994), which discusses the pontificate of Urban VIII, and in particular in his participation in the "revision" of many ancient hymns.

See also: Latin Hymns from The Office of the Hours

Some sources of Latin hymns found in Piae Cantiones:

Two Latin Dictionaries

For those of us lacking a classical education, or for those whose education was some years ago, here are two — of many — Latin dictionaries.

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