Jesu, Son of God, Son of Mary

CelticCapital16Jesu, Son of God,
have mercy on us,
Amen.

Jesu, Son of Mary,
make peace with us,
Amen.

Oh, with us and for us
where we shall longest be,
Amen.

Be about the morning of our course,
be about the closing of our life,
Amen.

Be at the dawning of our life,
and oh! at the darkening of our day,
Amen.

Be for us and with us,
merciful God of all,
Amenm

Consecrate us
condition and lot,
King of kings,
God of all,
Amen.

Consecrate us
rights and means,
King of kings,
God of all,
Amen.

Consecrate us
Heart and body,
King of kings,
God of all,
Amen.

Each heart and body,
Each day to yourself,
Each night accordingly,
King of kings,
God of all,
Amen.

Source: Unknown, Carmina Gadelica, Hymns and Incantations…, Vol. I, p. 19, 21. English translation modified.

Graphic is from Carmina Gadelica, Hymns and Incantations…, Vol. I, p.18

In the original, the first line is “Jesu, thou Son of Mary…”

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pastorstratman

Lutheran pastor serving St. Stephen's in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

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