Aujourd'hui, Jour de Mémoire

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1 Aujourd'hui, jour de mémoire, Alléluia!
du tombeau le roi de gloire, Alléluia!
est sorti victorieux, Alléluia!
pour triompher dans les cieux. Alléluia!

2 Célébrons par nos louanges, Alléluia!
Jésus-Christ, le roi des anges; Alléluia!
avec lui portons la croix; Alléluia!
avec lui nous serons rois. Alléluia!

3 Pour nous ce Dieu cleménce, Alléluia!
rempli d'un amour immense, Alléluia!
a succombé sous les coups. Alléluia!
Il mourut, ce fut pour nous. Alléluia!

4 Levons-nous de la poussiére, Alléluia!
du Christ suivons la banniére, Alléluia!
loin de ce monde agité, Alléluia!
Jésus est ressusité. Alléluia!

Source: Catholic Book of Worship III #390

Text Information

First Line: Aujourd'hui, jour de mémoire, Alleluia!
Title: Aujourd'hui, Jour de Mémoire
Latin Title: Surrexit Christus
Meter: 7.7.7.7 with alleluias
Source: Translator unknown
Language: French
Publication Date: 1994
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1994.

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