Tag Archives: Hymn

It’s Friday: Stabat Mater Dolorosa

Today’s “It’s Friday” will be another May is Marian edition. ‘Stabat Mater Dolorosa’ is a 13th century sequence. It is still part of the Mass for our Lady of Sorrows (September 15th, the day after the feast of the Holy Cross). … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: Crux Fidelis

For the past several years on Good Friday, during the veneration of the cross, we have sung an ancient hymn which belongs to that liturgy. To think, we sing the same words (we do it in Latin) to the same melody, which … Continue reading

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It is Friday

Food for thought.   And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against; Yea, a … Continue reading

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