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Lyrics to Magnum Mysterium

Lyrics to O Magnum Mysterium O Magnum Mysterium

(Note: Composers frequently repeat, omit, or put phrases out of order.)

O magnum mysterium,
O great mystery,
et admirabile sacramentum,
and wonderful sacrament,
ut animalia viderent Dominum natum,
that animals should see the new-born Lord,
jacentem in praesepio!
lying in a manger!
Beata Virgo, cujus viscera
Blessed is the Virgin whose womb
meruerunt portare
was worthy to bear
Dominum Christum.
Christ the Lord.