Sunday, September 23, 2012
Panis angelicus The bread of the angels
Fit panis hominum; becomes the bread of man;
Dat panis coelicus the bread of heaven
Figuris terminum: is given a bounded form.
O res mirabilis! O wondrous thing!
Manducat Dominum The poor, the slave and the humble man
Pauper, servus et humilis. feed on their lord.
Te trina Deitas, Of you, threefold and
Unaque poscimus, one God, we ask:
Sic nos tu visita, Come to visit us
Sicut te colimus; as we worship you;
Per tuas semitas lead us on your paths
Duc nos quo tendimus, to where we want to go:
Ad lucem quam inhabitas. to the light in which you dwell.