Hoc corpus

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General information

Hoc corpus is the communion antiphon for Passion Sunday (Maundy Thursday in the Ordinary Form) and Corpus Christi (Year C).
Source of text is 1 Corinthians 11:24,25.
The Gregorian melody is in the eighth mode.

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Text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Hoc corpus quod pro vobis tradetur:
hic calix novi testamenti est in meo sanguine, dicit Dominus:
hoc facite quotiescumque sumitis, in meam commemorationem.

German.png German translation

(Das ist) der Leib, der für euch hingegeben wird:
Das ist der Kelch des neuen Bundes in meinem Blut, spricht der Herr:
Tut dies, sooft ihr davon nehmt, zu meinem Gedächtnis.

English.png English translation

This is my body which is given for you;
this cup is the new testament in my blood, saith the Lord:
do this, as oft as ye shall meet together in remembrance of me.