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Sunday, May 27, 2007

Pentecost ~ Veni Sancti Spiritus


Veni, Sancte Spiritus,
et emitte caelitus
lucis tuae radium.

Veni, pater pauperum,
veni, dator munerum
veni, lumen cordium.

Consolator optime,
dulcis hospes animae,
dulce refrigerium.

In labore requies,
in aestu temperies
in fletu solatium.

O lux beatissima,
reple cordis intima
tuorum fidelium.

Sine tuo numine,
nihil est in homine,
nihil est innoxium.

Lava quod est sordidum,
riga quod est aridum,
sana quod est saucium.

Flecte quod est rigidum,
fove quod est frigidum,
rege quod est devium.

Da tuis fidelibus,
in te confidentibus,
sacrum septenarium.

Da virtutis meritum,
da salutis exitum,
da perenne gaudium, Amen, Alleluia.


Credit - includes link to English translation

5 comments:

uncle jim said...

what's the source of the pentecost tongues icon?

very nice

Adoro te Devote said...

I pulled the icon off of google images. It's a maronite pentecost icon.

Ray from MN said...

"Google Images" sure has made it possible for the creatively unimaginative person such as myself to be able to spiff up a blog with a great image with not much effort!

Seminarian Matthew said...

Beautiful hymn. Do you have a link to the hymn being chanted in Latin? I am looking for one.

Adoro te Devote said...

SM ~ I actually don't have a link to the chant. I was actually trying to find one when I posted this. I found Taize stuff, but of course, that's not what you nor I are looking for.

If you happen to find one online, please let me know!