was sung at yesterday's Mass and again this morning. Which is appropriate considering today's feast. When I heard it yesterday it reminded me, as it does every-time I hear it, of the first time: John Paul's visit to Abbotsford.
So how do I fit that hymn into my funeral Mass? A recessional? It was the opening hymn at Abbotsford.
Information about the Exaltation of the Holy Cross  Readings for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross  Readings from the Jerusalem Bible Readings and Commentary:  Reading 1: Numbers 21:4b-9 With their patience worn out by the journey, the people complained against God and Moses...
Read the whole thing.
(Via New Advent World Watch.)