Hail True Body (Ave verum corpus)

Latin

Ave verum corpus

Ave, verum corpus
Natum de Maria Virgine,
Vere passum immolatum
In Cruce pro homine,
Cujus latus perforatum
Unda fluxit et sanguine,
Esto nobis praegustatum
In mortis examine.
 
Submitted by licorna.din.vis on Mon, 31/10/2011 - 13:40
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English translation

Hail True Body

Hail, true Body,
born of the Virgin Mary,
who having truly suffered,
was sacrificed on the cross for mankind,
whose pierced side
flowed with water and blood:
May it be for us a foretaste [of the Heavenly banquet]
in the trial of death.
 
Submitted by licorna.din.vis on Mon, 31/10/2011 - 13:45
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