Various Versions of Ave Verum
Ave verum corpus, natum de Maria Virgine,vere passum, immolatumin cruce pro homine,cuius latus perforatum
fluxit aqua et sanguine:esto nobis praegustatumin mortis examine.O Iesu dulcis, O Iesu pie, O Iesu, fili Mariae. Miserere mei. Amen.
Hail, true Body, born of the Virgin Mary,who having truly suffered, was sacrificed on the cross for mankind,
whose pierced sideflowed with water and blood: May it be for us a foretaste [of the Heavenly banquet]
in the trial of death.O sweet Jesus, O pious Jesus, O Jesus, son of Mary, have mercy on me. Amen