Ave maris stella, a 4 (I)

Ave maris stella, a 4 (I)

De Beata Virgine [1576]


Even verses 


Ave maris stella

Dei Mater alma

atque semper virgo

felix caeli porta. 


Sumens illud ave

Gabrielis ore

funda nos in pace

mutans eve nomen.


Solve vincla reis

profer luman cecis

mala nostra pella,

bona cuncta posce.


Monstra te esse matrem

sumat per te preces,

qui pro nobis natus

tulit esse tuus.


Virgo singularis,

inter omnes mitis,

nos culpis solutos,

mites fac et castos.


Vitam presta puram

iter para tutum

ut videntes lesum

semper colletemur.




Hail, star of the sea,

loving Mother of God,

and also always a virgin,

Happy gate of heaven.


Receiving that Ave

from Gabriel´s mouth

confirm us in peace,

Reversing Eva´s name.


Break the chains of sinners,

Bring light to the blind,

Drive away our evils,

Ask for all good.


Show yourself to be a mother,

May he accept prayers through you,

he who, born for us,

Chose to be yours.


O unique virgin,

Meek above all,

Make us, absolved from sin,

Gentle and chaste.


Keep life pure,

Make the journey safe,

So that, seeing Jesus,

We may always rejoice together.


Let there be praise to God the


Glory to Christ in the highest,

To the Holy Spirit,

One honor to all three.


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