Be Joyful, Mary

Representative Text

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

2 The Son you bore by heaven's grace,
be joyful, Mary!
Did by his death our guilt erase,
Rejoice, rejoice, O Mary!

3 The Lord has risen from the dead,
be joyful, Mary!
He rose in glory as he said,
Rejoice, rejoice, O Mary!

4 Then pray to God, O Virgin fair,
be joyful, Mary!
That he our souls to heaven bear,
Alleluia! Rejoice, rejoice, O Mary!

Source: Gather Comprehensive #426

Text Information

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



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Catholic Book of Worship III #460
Gather (3rd ed.) #526Page Scan
Gather Comprehensive #426TextPage Scan
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #460
Worship (3rd ed.) #450TextPage Scan
Worship (4th ed.) #501
Include 15 pre-1979 instances
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