"Regina Coeli, laetare, alleluia!"

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

I woke up this morning with this Easter hymn in my heart:

Regina Coeli in Latin
Regina coeli, laetare, alleluia: Quia quem meruisti portare, alleluia. Resurrexit sicut dixit, alleluia. Ora pro nobis Deum, alleluia.
V. Gaude et laetare, Virgo Maria, Alleluia,
R. Quia surrexit Dominus vere, alleluia.
Oremus: Deus qui per resurrectionem Filii tui, Domini nostri Iesu Christi, mundum laetificare dignatus es: praesta, quaesumus, ut per eius Genetricem Virginem Mariam, perpetuae capiamus gaudia vitae. Per eundem Christum Dominum nostrum.
R. Amen.

Regina Coeli in English
Queen of Heaven rejoice, alleluia: For He whom you merited to bear, alleluia, Has risen as He said, alleluia. Pray for us to God, alleluia.
V. Rejoice and be glad, O Virgin Mary, alleluia.
R. Because the Lord is truly risen, alleluia.
Let us pray: O God, who by the Resurrection of Thy Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, granted joy to the whole world: grant we beseech Thee, that through the intercession of the Virgin Mary, His Mother, we may lay hold of the joys of eternal life. Through the same Christ our Lord.

I honestly don’t remember where or when I learned it in Latin but it is a beautiful hymn and prayer. May we all rejoice with Mary this Easter Sunday! Christ Whom Mary bore has risen as He said! Pray for us, dear Mother!

Beautiful. The Regina Coeli replaces the Angelus during Easter.

Dear tawny,

Thanks for your reply. For anyone who may not be familiar with the Hymn see HERE, and hear it sung. :slight_smile:

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