Rorate Caeli

Lyra Catholica

Well, well, that seems like a fine Catholic book:

(Containing All the Hymns of the Roman Breviary and Missal, with Others from Various Sources, Arranged for Every Day in the Week, and the Festivals and Saints' Days Throughout the Year, with a Selection of Hymns, Anthems, and Sacred Poetry, from Approved Sources)
New York, E. Dunigan & Brother, 1851

1 comment:

1f965410-d054-11e2-a8c0-000bcdcb5194 said...

Thank you for this, New Catholic. A wonderful resource. These texts however, carry the deformations introduced under Urban VIII. I seem to remember a series of articles on this at newliturgicalmovement. What we need, is a restoration of these texts to their original splendor. History and scholars have generally held that these revisions were very ill-advised. Indeed, those orders who were able to resist the revisions did so. "Claiming the privilege of exemption granted by Pope Pius V because of the antiquity of their own Breviaries, the Dominicans, Benedictines, Cistercians, and Carthusians refused to adopt the revisions. " (