What is the meaning of these words in this picture? Are these words from Latin and use in the church?

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  • Juana
    Lv 7
    6 years ago
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    Yes, it's Latin:

    hic jacet in spe resurrectionis gloriosae

    here lies in hope of glorious resurrection

    Nicolaus HAMM

    Metensis

    of Metz

    Mission. Apostol.

    Missionarius apostolicus

    missionary apostolic

    XXXVIII annos natus

    38 years old

    obiit die IV Junii anni MDCCCLXXXVI

    died on June 4th in the year 1886

    R. I. P.

    Requiescat in pace!

    Rest in peace!

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