Yesterday we celebrated the saints who have gone before us, who have fought the good fight and live now in the eternal glory of Christ Jesus. Today we remember the Church Suffering, the souls in Purgatory who must make reparation for their sins before they can enter Heaven.
Speaking of the Dies Irae, there’s an interesting documentary on how it has influenced music throughout the ages.
Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace.