Libera: Conditor Alme Siderum


Conditor Alme Siderum

The Latin Text and English Translation of Libera's Version

Which They Call Sempiterna

 

Creator conditor perpetua                                 Creator, founder
Exulta clamava in saecula                                  rejoice and cry aloud for endless ages

 

Conditor alme siderum                                      O loving creator of the stars
Aeterna lux credentium                                     Eternal light of true believers
Christe redemptor omnium                                O Christ the redeemer of all
Exaudi preces supplicum                                   Hear the prayers of your suppliants

Qui condolens interitu                                        You, who mourned that our world should
Mortis perire saeculum                                      Vanish in the finality of death
Salvasti mundum languidum                               You have saved our weary world
Donans reis remedium                                       Giving help to those in despair

Creator conditor perpetua                                 Creator, founder
Exulta clamava in saecula                                  rejoice and cry aloud for endless ages


Laus honor virtus Gloria                                    Praise, honour, virtue, glory
Deo Patri cum Filio                                           To God the farther, with his Son
Sancto simul paraclito                                       Also the holy comforter
In sempiterna saecula                                        For everlasting age

 

Creator conditor perpetua                                 Creator, founder
Exulta clamava in saecula                                 
rejoice and cry aloud for endless ages

 

Creator conditor perpetua                                 Creator, founder
Exulta clamava in saecula                                  rejoice and cry aloud for endless ages