Translation © by David Wyatt

Ora pro nobis
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Ora pro nobis, Virgo sine termino,
de qua lumen ortum est in tenebris rectis corde
Exaudi nos in tribulatione nostra
et veniam impetra pro peccatis nostris
a Patre et Filio et Spiritu sancto.


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (David Wyatt) , "Pray for us", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Prie pour nous", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2009-08-07
Line count: 6
Word count: 34

Pray for us
Language: English  after the Latin 
Pray for us, Virgin eternal,
By whom light rises in the darkness for the right in heart,
Hear us in our trial
And plead for forgiveness for our sins
From Father, Son and Holy Spirit.


  • Translation from Latin to English copyright © 2012 by David Wyatt, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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This text was added to the website: 2012-05-30
Line count: 6
Word count: 36