Veni sponsa Christi

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Veni sponsa Christi is the Magnificat antiphon at Second Vespers from the Common of Virgins.


Also of note are several parody masses:

Other settings possibly not included in the manual list above

Text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Veni sponsa Christi, accipe coronam
quam tibi Dominus praeparavit in aeternum
pro cujus amore sanguinem tuum fudisti
et cum Angelis in paradisum introisti.
Veni, electa mea, et ponam in te thronum meum
quia concupivit Rex speciem tuam.

English.png English translation

Come, bride of Christ, receive the crown
which the Lord has prepared for you for all eternity;
for whose love you have shed your blood.
And you will enter into the Paradise among the angels.
Come, O you my chosen one, and I will set my throne within you:
so shall the King have pleasure in your beauty.