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WDTPRS: Vespers hymn for Mondays – Immense caeli Conditor

It is good sometimes to sit and really drill into the hymns for the liturgical Hours, rather than just read them through – familiar as they become with repetition (the essence of liturgical rites).  It helps to know the melodies, … Read More

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1st Vespers at San Pietro

I clicked on my Centro Televisivo Vaticano player for 1st Vespers from St. Peter’s Basilica.  The Holy Father presides. The chant by the schola is improving.  They are singing alternately with the congregation.  From what I can tell, quite a few … Read More

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London Sunday

After resolving the necessary prayers this morning, I helped with Communion at Mass (no EMHCs here!), said Mass, had lunch with the parish priest, sang Vespers in choro at the Brompton Oratory, and am now at the Globe Theatre waiting … Read More

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Vespers, with a twist

Via the estimable Laudator comes this nice Chinese poem, which touches on themes of fishing, quiet, moonlight, common to many of the verses of the Tang dynasty scholars. Wang Wei (699-759), To Subprefect Chang (tr. Irving Y. Lo): In late years, … Read More

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1st Vespers in Latin from the Breviarium Romanum with a single frill

Since it is the 1st Vespers of the 1st Sunday Lent I sing the famous hymn. I made a PODCAzT about the hymn.  Didn’t I?  No?  Hmmm… I guess I may have to make one.

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1st Vespers for Holy Family (BrevRom): “ineffable” sighting

For my weary brethren, 1st Vespers for Holy Family from the Breviarium Romanum.  I sing the hymn and recite the rest.  FOLLOW ALONG. There is a prime use of “ineffable”. The hymn is beautiful in both words and melody.  Here … Read More

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PODCAzT 124: Advent Vespers hymn in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms compared

In this rapid PODCAzT I return to a hymn I dissected a few years ago in another of these audio projects, the hymn for Vespers during Advent, Conditor or Creator alme siderum, in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the … Read More

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No frills Easter Wednesday vespers from the older book, Brevarium Romanum

For the weary brethren.

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NYC, Manhattan: EASTER SUNDAY at Holy Innocents

If you are in or around NYC, consider coming to Holy Innocents on 37th (btwn Broadway and 7th) for Triduum ceremonies in the Extraordinary Form. Sunday Fr. Zuhlsdorf – Celebrant Missa cantata 10 AM Chant Propers Plainsong Mass I: Lux … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Vesting priests for Vespers

From a priest reader: At my parish we celebrate solemn sung Vespers during Lent with the congregation. The pastor has asked that the priest celebrant vest in alb and stole using at the basis of his request that the Holy … Read More

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PRAYERCAzT: Sunday Vespers, with lots of frills (Liber Usualis) – 3rd Sunday after Epiphany – Fr. Z rants a little.

Lots of frills this time, for the tired brethren. However, I did something different time. I sang the whole thing from beginning to end using the Liber Usualis. NOTE: Most of the year people will sing the Salve Regina rather … Read More

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1st Vespers in the Vatican Basilica and the Vigil for Nascent Human Life

At 1800 Rome time (1700 GMT 1200 EST) the Holy Father will celebrate 1st Vespers of Advent in the Vatican Basilica. But at 1730 Rome time (1630 GMT 1130 EST) there is the Vigil of Prayer for Nascent Life. You … Read More

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Roman Vespers

Here is a little continuity for you. Vespers at the EF parish in Rome, staffed by the FSSP.   This is the beautiful SS. Trinita dei Pelegrini. Brick by brick, folks.

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PRAYERCAzT: 2nd Vespers of Trinity Sunday (Breviarum Romanum)

Vor the tired brethren…. Vespers from the older, traditional form of the Office. No frills… well most of it is no frills…. I sing the hymn, Magnificat antiphon and Magnificat. It is a feast, after all, and the liturgical (if … Read More

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PRAYERCAzT: 1st Vespers of Pentecost (BrevRom & LitHor)

For the tired brethren bound to say the office… No frills 1st Vespers for Pentecost Sunday with both the older, traditional Breviarium Romanum and also the newer Liturgia Horarum.  The exception is that with the later, the Liturgia Horarum, I … Read More

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PRAYERCAzT: Vespers (Breviarium Romanum)

Sometimes I get tired enough that I would almost be willing to pay someone to read my office to me so that I don’t have to read more words. Anyway… I just turned on the mic and read, since I … Read More

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QUAERITUR: How to do vespers in a parish?

I have been getting more and more news of parishes implementing some form of the Office or Liturgy of Hours for the people to sing. I want to put this out there for informed readers with some knowledge to comment … Read More

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