O Queen of Heaven

O Queen of heaven, be joyful (Regína caeli, laetáre)

Translator: Winfred Douglas (alt.)
Tune: REGINA CAELI
Published in 2 hymnals

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[Latin]
Regína caeli, laetáre, allelúia,
Quia quem meruísti portáre, allelúia,
Resurréxit sicut dixit, allelúia,
Ora pro nobis Deum, allelúia.

English]
O Queen of heaven, be joyful, alleluia,
For he whom you have humbly borne for us, alleluia,
Has arisen, as he promised, alleluia,
Offer now our prayer to God, alleluia.



Source: Gather Comprehensive #447

Translator: Winfred Douglas

Douglas, Charles Winfred (Feb. 15, 1867-Jan. 18, 1944). Church musician and editor. He was born in Oswego, New York, and received his Bachelor in Music degree from Syracuse University in 1891. He also studied at St. Andrew's Divinity School, Syracuse; Matthew's Hall, Denver; and in England, France, and Germany, particularly with the Benedictines of Solesmes. He was ordained deacon on Oct. 15, 1893, and began his ministry as curate at the Church of the Redeemer, New York, but he moved to Denver in 1894 for health reasons. He was Canon Minor at St. John's Cathedral, Denver, 1894-1897. From 1897 until 1907, he was associate missionary at Evergreen, Colorado, and established the Church of the Transfiguration. He was ordained priest on Aug. 6,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Queen of heaven, be joyful (Regína caeli, laetáre)
Title: O Queen of Heaven
Latin Title: Regina Caeli
Translator: Winfred Douglas (alt.)
Meter: Irregular
Source: Latin, 12th C.

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