Translation © by Mario Giuseppe Genesi

Dulcis Christe
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): ENG
Dulcis Christe, O bone Deus
O amor meus, o vita mea
O salus mea, o gloria mea
Tu es creator, Tu es salvator mundi.
Te volo, Te quero, Te adoro
O dulcis amor.
Te adoro, 
O care Jhesu.


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  • ENG English (Mario Giuseppe Genesi) , title 1: "Dear Christ", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Mario Giuseppe Genesi

This text was added to the website: 2009-08-09
Line count: 8
Word count: 38

Dear Christ
Language: English  after the Latin 
Dear Christ, O My Dear God
Ye, My Love. Ye, My Life
You, My Health and Salvation, You, My Glory.
You are the Creator, You the Saviour of our world.
I seek You, I desire You, I adore You
O Sweet Love
I adore You
O dear Jesus.


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This text was added to the website: 2009-08-09
Line count: 8
Word count: 48