Good Friday 2014: Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion
|Chanting the Passion narrative from the Gospel according to St John|
|Unveiling the Holy Cross|
During the Veneration of the Holy Cross, the choir sang O Vos Omnes (Victoria), Drop, drop slow tears (Gibbons), Caligaverunt oculi mei (Victoria) and Adoramus te (Palestrina). The schola also sang Christus factus est, by Anerio, and the Cantors sang the ‘Reproaches’ sequence, whose first verse and refrain, in English translation, are as follows.
|Laying the high altar for Holy Communion|
|‘Behold the wood of the Cross, on which was hung our salvation. Come, let us adore.’|
The Easter Vigil will be celebrated tomorrow night at 10pm.