Official Hymn

OFFICIAL HYMN FOR JUBILEE OF MERCY

 

LYRICS

Misericordes sicut Pater!                                [cf. Lk 6,36] [motto of the Jubilee]

 

  1. Give thanks to the Father, for He is good

in aeternum misericordia eius                                  [cf. Ps 135/6]

He created the world with wisdom

in aeternum misericordia eius

He leads His people throughout history

in aeternum misericordia eius

He pardons and welcomes His children                    [cf. Lk 15]

in aeternum misericordia eius

 

  1. Give thanks to the Son, Light of the Nations

in aeternum misericordia eius

He loved us with a heart of flesh                             [cf. Jn 15,12]

in aeternum misericordia eius

As we receive from Him, let us also give to Him

in aeternum misericordia eius

Hearts open to those who hunger and thirst                        [cf. Mt 25,31 ff.]

in aeternum misericordia eius

 

Misericordes sicut Pater!

Misericordes sicut Pater!

 

3. Let us ask the Spirit for the seven holy gifts

in aeternum misericordia eius

Fount of all goodness and the sweetest relief

in aeternum misericordia eius

Comforted by Him, let us offer comfort                    [cf. Jn 15,26-­27]

in aeternum misericordia eius

Love hopes and bears all things                                        [cf. 1Cor 13,7]

in aeternum misericordia eius

 

  1. Let us ask for peace from the God of all peace

in aeternum misericordia eius

The earth waits for the Good News of the Kingdom                [cf. Mt 24,14]

in aeternum misericordia eius

Joy and pardon in the hearts of the little ones

in aeternum misericordia eius

The heavens and the earth will be renewed                        [cf. Ap 21,1]

in aeternum misericordia eius

 

Misericordes sicut Pater!

Misericordes sicut Pater!

 


Another hymn to celebrate the Jubilee of Mercy