Miserere Mei Deus, Have Mercy on Me O God (Psalm 50(51))

Psalm 51(50) composed by Gregorio Allegri. This penitential psalm is one of the most popular prayers, used by the Catholic Church very frequently in the Office and Liturgy (every Divine Liturgy and Matins in the Byzantine Rite). Below is the Latin text and the English Douay-Rheims translation. The art is by Gabriel Metsu, Bartolome Esteban Murillo, Ionnis Moskos, Eugene Siberdt, (unknown artist), Diego Velazquez, respectively.

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