Missa - Sequentia
08 April, 2021
Sequentia
Victimæ pascháli laudes ímmolent Christiáni.
To the Paschal Victim, Christians, offer a sacrifice of praise.
Agnus redémit oves:
The Lamb has ransomed his sheep;
Christus ínnocens Patri reconciliávit peccatóres.
the innocent Christ has reconciled sinners with the Father.
Mors et vita duéllo conflixére mirándo:
Death and life confronted each other in a prodigious battle;
dux vitæ mórtuus, regnat vivus.
the Prince of life who died, now lives and reigns.
Dic nobis María, quid vidísti in via?
"Tell us, Mary, what did you see upon the way?"
Sepúlcrum Christi vivéntis,
"I saw the sepulcher of the living Christ;
et glóriam vidi resurgéntis:
I saw the glory of the Risen One.
Angélicos testes, sudárium, et vestes.
I saw the angels, his witnesses, the shroud and the garments.
Surréxit Christus spes mea:
Christ, my Hope, is risen;
præcédet suos in Galilǽam.
he will go before his own into Galilee."
Scimus Christum surrexísse a mórtuis vere:
We know that Christ is truly risen from the dead;
tu nobis, victor Rex, miserére.
O Victorious King, have mercy on us.
08 April - Missa - Sequentia