May the Heart of Jesus, in the Most Blessed Sacrament,
be praised, adored, and loved with grateful affection, at every moment,
in all the tabernacles of the world, even to the end of time. Amen.
One of the hidden treasures of the Tridentine Mass are the "sequences." The sequence is the chanted hymn that is recited before the proclamation of the Gospel during the Mass. It is a rare occurs, happening only on five occasions, since the 1962 editions:
We invite you, on this feast of Corpus Christi, to relish each stanza of Lauda Sion Salvatorem (quoted below) the sequence for today's great liturgy. May you contemplate each line as they proclaim the foundation of our Faith, which so many martyrs have laid down their lives: Jesus Christ is truly present - Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity - in the Most Blessed Sacrament.
Lauda Sion Salvatorem