First, click on
the speaker to the left to hear the chant sung by the priests of the
Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter (FSSP). Play it a few times so that
the sound becomes familiar to you (before the actual Pater Noster, you
will hear: "Per omnia saecula saeculorum," "Oremus," "Amen," and a very
Next, take the prayer one line at a time. If
you're new to Latin, just memorize the words to the very first line
along with that line's melody (which will make memorizing the prayer in
Latin a lot easier!). When that is mastered, move on to the next line,
and so on.
The Words of the Pater Noster
Pater noster, qui es in caelis,
sanctificetur Nomen tuum.
Adveniat regnum tuum.
Fiat voluntas tua,
sicut in caelo et in terra.
Panem nostrum quotidianum da nobis hodie,
et dimitte nobis debita nostra
sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris.
Et ne nos inducas in tentationem,
sed libera nos a malo.
To help you in "hearing" the right notes, click the second
speaker at left to hear the melody in a very slowed-down midi format
while referring to the modern notation below. A rough pronunciation
guide to the Latin appears below each line in red.