Dum aurora finem daret

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Last responsory from the Matins for St. Cecilia

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Text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Dum aurora finem daret,
Caecilia exclamavit dicens:
Eia, milites Christi,
abjicite opera tenebrarum
et induimini arma lucis.

English.png English translation

As dawn was fading into day,
Cecilia cried:
'Arise, soldiers of Christ,
Cast away the works of darkness
And put on the armour of light'.

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