Category Archives: The Commemoration of the Faithful Departed – or All Soul’s Day (Nov. 2)

Where Rest All Holy Souls Is Known

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the Second Edition of William Chatterton Dix’s “Altar Songs.” He gives it the heading “Burial of the Dead” Where rest all holy souls is known O God to Thee, … Continue reading

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Day Of Wrath And Doom Impending

This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, Lauds and Vespers during the weekdays of the 34th Week of … Continue reading

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Nigher Still, And Still More Nigh

This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, Lauds and Vespers during the weekdays of the 34th Week of … Continue reading

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Dies Irae

Today being All Souls’ Day, in honor of the Faithful Departed: This is the traditional Sequence hymn for the Requiem Mass (Extraordinary Form).In the Ordinary Form, it has been retained and sung optionally in three sections for Office of Readings, … Continue reading

Posted in Ancient & Mediaeval Hymns, Evening Prayer / Vespers, Hymns By The Greats, Jesus Christ Our Lord, Latin Hymns, Major Feasts, Matins/Office of Readings, Missals, Morning Prayer/Lauds, Non-English Hymns, Ordinary Time, Requiem Mass, Roman Breviary, Sequences, Sequences Approved by Council of Trent, The Church Year, The Commemoration of the Faithful Departed - or All Soul's Day (Nov. 2), The Communion of Saints, The Faithful Departed, The Liturgy of Hours/Breviary, The Second Coming, Thomas of Celano | 2 Comments