Christe qui lux es

Christe qui lux es et dies, Noctis tenebras detegis, Lucisque lumen crederis, Lumen beatum praedicans. Precamur Sancte Domine, Defende nos in hac nocte, Sit nobis in te requies, Quietam noctem tribue. Ne gravis somnus irruat, Nec hostis nos surripiat, Nec caro illi consentiens, Nos tibi reos statuat. Oculi somnum capiant, Cor ad te semper vigilet, Dextera tua protegat Famulos qui te diligunt. Defensor noster aspice, Insidiantes reprime, Guberna tuos famulos, Quos sanguine mercatus es. Memento nostri Domine In gravi isto corpore, Qui es defensor animae, Adesto nobis Domine. Deo Patri sit gloria, Eiusque soli Filio, Cum Spiritu Paraclito, Et nunc et in perpetuum. Amen. 

Christ, who art the light and day, You drive away the darkness of night, You are called the light of light, For you proclaim the blessed light.  We beseech you, Holy Lord, Protect us this night. Let us take our rest in you; Grant us a tranquil night.  Let our sleep be free from care; Let not the enemy snatch us away, Nor flesh conspire within him, And make us guilty in your sight. Though our eyes be filled with sleep, Keep our hearts forever awake to you. May your right hand protect Your willing servants. You who are our shield, behold; Restrain those that lie in wait. And guide your servants whom You have ransomed with your blood. Remember us, O Lord, Who bear the burden of this mortal form; You who are the defender of the soul, Be near us, O Lord. Glory be to God the Father, And to his only Son, With the Spirit, Comforter, Both now and evermore. Amen.