The Regina Coeli


Composed by pope Gregory V. This prayer is used instead of the Angelus in the Easter season.



Regina coeli, laetare. Alleluia.


Quia quem meruisti potare. Alleluia.


Ressurexit, sicut dixit. Alleluia.


Ora pro nobis, Deum.



Queen of Heaven, rejoice! Alleluia.


For he whom merit to bear. Alleluia.


Has risen, as he said. Alleluia.


Pray for us to God. Alleluia.


Rejoice and be glad, O Virgin Mary, Alleluia.


For the Lord is truly risen. Alleluia.


Let us pray. O God, who gave joy to the world through the resurrection of your son our Lord Jesus Christ, grant, we bseech you, 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.