The Whole Bright World Rejoices Now   2 comments

00010_00001

Above:  Easter Vigil, St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Atlanta, Georgia, March 31, 2013

Image Source = Bill Monk, Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta

(https://plus.google.com/photos/114749828757741527421/albums/5861968701435894753/5861971650597386290?banner=pwa&pid=5861971650597386290&oid=114749828757741527421)

Original text by Friedrich von Spee (1591-1635)

English translation by Percy Dearmer (1867-1936)

Hymn Source = The Hymnal 1982, of The Episcopal Church

Hilariter” is Latin for “joyfully.”

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

1.  The whole bright world rejoices now,

Hilariter, hilariter!

The birds do sin on every bough,

Alleulia, alleulia!

2.  Then shout beneath the racing skies,

Hilariter, hilariter!

To him who rose that we might rise,

Alleuluia, alleluia!

3.  And all you living things make praise,

Hilariter, hilariter!

He guideth you on all your ways,

Alleluia, alleluia!

4.  To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost

Hilariter, hilariter!

Our God most high, our joy and boast,

Alleluia, alleluia!

2 responses to “The Whole Bright World Rejoices Now

Subscribe to comments with RSS.

  1. Pingback: Easter Sunday | GATHERED PRAYERS

  2. Pingback: Percy Dearmer | GATHERED PRAYERS

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: