Veni, Creator Spiritus, Come, Holy Spirit, Creator blest,
mentes tuorum visita, and in our souls take up Thy rest;
imple superna gratia come with Thy grace and heavenly aid
quae tu creasti pectora. to fill the hearts which Thou hast made.
Qui diceris Paraclitus, O comforter, to Thee we cry,
altissimi donum Dei, O heavenly gift of God Most High,
fons vivus, ignis, caritas, O fount of life and fire of love,
et spiritalis unctio. and sweet anointing from above.
Tu, septiformis munere, Thou in Thy sevenfold gifts are known;
digitus paternae dexterae, Thou, finger of God's hand we own;
Tu rite promissum Patris, Thou, promise of the Father, Thou
sermone ditans guttura. Who dost the tongue with power imbue.
Accende lumen sensibus: Kindle our sense from above,
infunde amorem cordibus: and make our hearts o'erflow with love;
infirma nostri corporis with patience firm and virtue high
virtute firmans perpeti. the weakness of our flesh supply.
Hostem repellas longius, Far from us drive the foe we dread,
pacemque dones protinus: and grant us Thy peace instead;
ductore sic te praevio so shall we not, with Thee for guide,
vitemus omne noxium. turn from the path of life aside.
Per te sciamus da Patrem, Oh, may Thy grace on us bestow
noscamus atque Filium; the Father and the Son to know;
Teque utriusque Spiritum and Thee, through endless times confessed,
credamus omni tempore. of both the eternal Spirit blest.
Deo Patri sit gloria, Now to the Father and the Son,
et Filio, qui a mortuis Who rose from death, be glory given,
surrexit, ac Paraclito, with Thou, O Holy Comforter,
in saeculorum saecula. henceforth by all in earth and heaven.
Amen. Amen. מתוך: