Daily Archives: 9 December 2006

Advent vespers hymn: Conditor alme siderum

At Vespers during Advent we priests recite (or ought to) a hymn entitled Conditor alme siderum. This is perhaps from the late 6th or early 7th c. In Pope Urban VIII’s revision of the hymns of the Roman Breviary in … Continue reading

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1st Week of Advent – Saturday

Here is out Collect for Saturday of the 1st Week of Advent: This is an ancient prayer found in the Rotulus of Ravenna, which is included by Mohlberg in his edition of the ancient Veronese Sacramentary. COLLECT:Deus, qui, ad liberandum … Continue reading

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