Alma Parens, Omni Carens

This hymn is used for Lauds in the Office of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Alma Parens, omni carens
Corruptelæ macula,
Quam elegit qui confregit
Diræ mortis vincula.

Clemens! præsta, ut, qui festa
Tua gaudent colere,
Gratulentur et lætentur,
Veræ lucis lumine.

Primum quidem nobis fidem
Tuis auge precibus,
Spe labentes firma mentes,
Caritate robora.

Mater Dei! nostræ spei
Causa et exordium,
Aufer bella et flagella,
Famem, pestem, gladium.

Egenorum et vinctorum
Consolare gemitum;
Fave votis, dans ægrotis
Optatum remedium.

Pax et quies nostros dies
Faciant lætissimos;
Inimicos fac amicos,
Seda malos homines.

O Maria, Mater pia,
Tuum da subsidium,
Ut regnemus et laudemus
Tuum semper Filium.

Pater Deus, Fili Deus,
Deus alme Spiritus,
Per æterna nos guberna
Sæcla, Deus Trinitas. Amen.

Words: St. Anselm of Canterbury, 11th C.
Tune: Unknown
Meter: 87.87

This hymn has been translated into English as the following:


About Noah

musings of a young Catholic aspiring to be faithful to his Lord and God Jesus Christ through His Holy Catholic Church
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