Regina cli lætare, alleluja,
Quia quem maruisti portare, alleluja,
Resurrexit, sicut dixit, alleluja,
Ora pro nobis Deum, alleluja.
Joy to thee, O Queen of heaven! Alleluia.
He whom it was thine to bear; Alleluia.
As He promised, hath arisen; Alleluia.
Plead for us a pitying prayer; Alleluia.
Author: Unknown; it is found in 14th cent. manuscripts. Translation by Father Caswall. Liturgical Use: Antiphon of Our Lady from Compline of Holy Saturday, inclusive, till None of the Saturday after Pentecost, inclusive.