St. Anna, Mother of the B. V. M.

The Sarum use has the following Hymns,

Matins: In Anne puerperio

Lauds:Felix Anna Pre Aliis

Vespers: Ave Mater Anna

Other Hymns can be found here, Feast of St Anne



St. George

The following hymns have been found in the Analecta Hymnica,

Georgii militia, Matins Hymn from the Analecta Hymnica Vol.43 Hymn. ms. S. Petri Mart. Utinen. saec. 16. Cod. Civit. Utinen.

Salve festa Dies, Georgi, Processional Hymn for the Feast of St. George, from Analecta Hymnica Vol 43.  Process. ms. Londinense ann. 1413-1422. Cod. Oxonien. Lat. Lit. e 7. Abschrift von Rev. H. M. Bannister.

And the following Hymns from an unpublished work on Hymns

Ad festum tanti martyris,


Strenui athletae canimus triumphos.

Easter Sunday

The Sequence for Easter Sunday in the Roman Rite is well known, but the modern version is missing a line from the original. This line was omitted in the Trent Missal.


Another Sequence is more commonly given for Easter Sunday in many manuscripts,


Holy Saturday Tenebrae

Lessons for Tenebrae set to the Common tone,

TenebraeHSLesson IV

TenebraeHSLesson V

TenebraeHSLesson VI

TenebraeHSLesson VII

TenebraeHSLesson VIII

TenebraeHSLesson IX

Lessons set in another of the three suggested Tones can be found here,

These lessons have been set thanks to the brilliant programme found here,

and the texts found here,

Good Friday

The Crux Fidelis and the Vexilla Regis can be found in the Graduale and are used Liturgically on this day.  Both these Hymns have been revised, but the older versions below can also be used. The scan of the Crux… is from the 1961 G.R. the scan of the Vexilla is from the 1910 L.U.

Good Friday Hymns

Below is the ‘original’ version of the Vexilla Regis not the modern version used for Vespers during Passiontide, for feasts of the Holy Cross, and as a processional Hymn on Good Friday.

Vexilla Regis

Congregational Propers booklet pre-1955 Rite

Good Friday 1955