Hear our voice, O Lord, according to your faithful love.
We have had names for you:
Where the lamb died
is an old-fashioned
—R. S. Thomas. Mass for hard times.
Emil Nolde. Crucifixion. 1912.
O God, by the cross and passion of your Son you delivered humankind. Grant that by trust in that gift we may find help and salvation, and may triumph in the power of his victory.
W.A. Mozart. Great Mass in C minor (K.427).
Bavarian Radio Choir and Orchestra, conducted by Leonard Bernstein.
Gloria in excelis
May God our Redeemer show us compassion and love. Amen.