Ave verum Corpus

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Ave verum Corpus, natum
De Maria Virgine,
Vere passum, immolatum
In cruce pro homine:

Cuius latum perforatum
Unda fluxit et sanguine,
Esto nobis praegustatum
In mortis examine.

Words: 14th century. Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)


Hail the true body, born
of the Virgin Mary:
You who truly suffered and were sacrificed
on the cross for the sake of man:

From whose pierced side
flowed water and blood:
Be a foretaste for us
in the trial of death.

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