Tag Archives: Hymns

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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O Blest Creator of the Light

I have typeset a translation of the vespers hymn Lucis Creator optime (attributed to St. Gregory the Great, 6th century) with its traditonal Gregorian melody (as in the 1934 Antiphonale  Monasticum). I’ll explain what this is about in a follow up … Continue reading

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