Be Joyful, Mary

Representative Text

1 Be joyful, Mary, heav'nly Queen,
Be joyful, Mary!/Gaude, Maria!
Your grief is changed to joy serene, Alleluia!
Rejoice, rejoice, O Mary!/Laetare, O Maria!

2 The Son you bore by heaven's grace,
Be joyful, Mary!/Gaude, Maria!
Did by his death our guilt erase, Alleluia!
Rejoice, rejoice, O Mary!/Laetare, O Maria!

3 The Lord has risen from the dead,
Be joyful, Mary!/Gaude, Maria!
He rose in glory as he said, Alleluia!
Rejoice, rejoice, O Mary!/Laetare, O Maria!

4 Now pray to God, O Virgin fair,
Be joyful, Mary!/Gaude, Maria!
That he our souls to heaven bear, Alleluia!
Rejoice, rejoice, O Mary!/Laetare, O Maria!

Source: RitualSong (2nd ed.) #616

Text Information

First Line: Be joyful, Mary, heavenly queen
Title: Be Joyful, Mary
Latin Title: Regina caeli, jubila
Meter: 8.5.8.4.7
Source: Latin, 17th C.; Tr. anon. In Psallite, 1901
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #187

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Catholic Book of Worship III #460

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Gather (3rd ed.) #526

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Gather Comprehensive #426

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #460

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Journeysongs (2nd ed.) #432

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Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #409

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One in Faith #454

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RitualSong (2nd ed.) #616

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Worship (3rd ed.) #450

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Worship (4th ed.) #501

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