NEW The Seasonal Marian Antiphon Holy Cards: The Regina Caeli/Queen of Heaven (in Latin and English). The Season for each Marian Antiphon is noted on the back of each card.
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V. Regina caeli, laetare, alleluia.
R. Quia quem meruisti portare, alleluia.
V. Resurrexit, sicut dixit, alleluia.
R. Ora pro nobis Deum, alleluia.
V. Gaude et laetare, Virgo Maria, alleluia.
R. Quia surrexit Dominus vere, alleluia.
Oremus. Deus, qui per resurrectionem Filii tui,
Domini nostri Iesu Christi, mundum laetificare
dignatus es: praesta, quaesumus; ut per eius
Genetricem Virginem Mariam, perpetuae
capiamus gaudia vitae. Per eundem Christum
Dominum nostrum. Amen.
Queen of Heaven
V. Queen of Heaven, rejoice, alleluia.
R. For He whom you did merit to bear, alleluia.
V. Has risen, as he said, alleluia.
R. Pray for us to God, alleluia.
V. Rejoice and be glad, O Virgin Mary, alleluia.
R. For the Lord has truly risen, alleluia.
Let us pray. O God, who gave joy to the world
through the resurrection of Thy Son, our Lord
Jesus Christ, grant we beseech Thee, that
through the intercession of the Virgin Mary, His
Mother, we may obtain the joys of everlasting
life. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
The great seasonal Marian antiphons are four beautiful and ancient prayers to the Blessed Virgin Mary. They come from
the Divine Office, office of Compline, the last of the sung
hours of the day; and they are said or sung immediately
before going to sleep.
The Marian antiphons are “seasonal” because they shift
according to the liturgical seasons of the year. Each of the four
also has a simple tone Gregorian melody that accompanies
the Latin text.
When sung at the conclusion of Mass, only the anthem is
sung, the anthem is in bold text.
Alma Redemptoris Mater
The Alma Redemptoris Mater is sung from the first Sunday of
Advent until the Feast of the Purification on February 2 (the
original ending date of the Christmas season).
Ave Regina Caelorum
The Ave Regina Caelorum is sung from Candlemas Day (the
Feast of the Presentation, February 2) through Wednesday of
Holy Week (the Wednesday before Easter).
The Regina Caeli is sung throughout Eastertide, from Easter
Day through Pentecost, the seventh Sunday after Easter.
The Salve Regina is sung from the day after Pentecost Sunday
until the first Sunday of Advent.