OFFICIAL LYRICS FOR SINGING
(INTERNATIONAL)

Lyrics and music : Pierre-Jean Aspe

Chorus- LATIN

Venite et videte

Opera Domini !

Venite et videte

Apud Eum manebitis

1- FRENCH

Des quatre coins de l’horizon,
Entendez-vous monter la clameur,
Le chant fidèle qui répond
A l’appel de notre Seigneur ?

2- SPANISH

Hijas e hijos de Occidente
Doce estrellas vamos a buscar
Como los Reyes de Oriente
A la corona de la Virgen

3- POLISH

Nie mamy srebra ni złota
Naszym podarkiem uśmiech jest
Zamiast kadzidła i mirry
Ręce gotowe by służyć Ci

4- ENGLISH

Let’s come as builders of the Peace,
To build a brotherly Europe
Let us join our hands to erect
The city of the eternal God

5- GERMAN

Trotz der Sprache eint das Herz!
Babel ist Vergangenheit.
Beten, singen wollen wir -
Gottes Gnade sei Geleit!

6- ITALIAN

Sulle strade partiremo
grande è la gioia nei nostri cuor.
Con la certezza che il domani
Nuova speranza ci darà!

7- FRENCH

Et si jamais nos cœurs sont lourds,
Las d’affronter les difficultés,
Nous nous souviendrons de ce jour
De fraternité et de paix

8- FRENCH

Quand viendra la fin de ma vie,
Près du Seigneur, je reposerai
Avec les anges en Paradis
Et tous mes frères pour chanter :

This translation below is intended to understand the meaning of the verses, it was not written to be sung.

The song is sung in the following languages :

- Chorus in Latin
- Verses : 1st in French, 2nd in Spanish, 3rd in Polish, 4th in English, 5th in German, 6th in Italian, 7th and 8th in French

Come and see

The works of the Lord !

Come and see

You will stay by His side

1- FRENCH

From the 4 corners of the horizon
Do you hear raise the clamour go up,
The faithful song which answers
The call of our Lord?

2- SPANISH

Daughters and Sons of Occident,
Let’s go on a quest for the 12 stars
Like the kings of Orient,
Towards the Virgin’s crown

3- POLISH

We have no gold and silver
Our gift is our smile
Instead of frankincense and myrrh
Just our arms to serve you

4- ENGLISH

Let’s come as builders of the Peace,
To build a brotherly Europe
Let us join our hands to erect
The city of the eternal God

5- GERMAN

No more Babel at this moment,
All our languages have suddenly given way,
By prayer and singing,
To praising and Grace

6- ITALIAN

We will go down the paths,
Our heart filled with an immense joy,
With the certainty that tomorrow
Hope will be reborn

7- FRENCH

And if our hearts are sometimes heavy,
Tired of fighting difficulties,
We will remember this day
Of brotherhood and peace

8- FRENCH

When time has come for the end of my life,
Next to the Lord I will rest
With angels in Paradise
And all my brothers to sing:

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