Gaudete, gaudete: Christus est natus ex Maria virgine: gaudete!
Gaudete, gaudete: it means “rejoice now”; Christ is born of Virgin Mary to-day!
Now the time of grace is here and there’s no more waiting
let us with devoted verse start our joyful singing:
God himself became a man; nature does admire it
for the world has been renewed by Christ, and we sing it:
Ezekiel’s gate was closed (Mary was a virgin)
now salvation comes with light; let’s rejoice by singing:
Everybody gathered here praises our Lord and King;
bless the baby born today, greet him brightly, singing: