The Dies Irae (Day of Wrath) is a traditional Gregorian plain chant composed in the 13th century, and is normally sung at Requiems (masses for the dead) and on the Feast of All Souls.
Who wouldn’t want the Dies Irae sung at his funeral? It is a good thing to pray fore the dead.
You can learn to sing the Dies Irae by singing along with the video above and using the Latin text below.
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Recommended Books on Purgatory
- Hungry Souls: Supernatural Visits, Messages, and Warnings from Purgatory
- On Purgatory: The Members of the Church Suffering (De Controversiis)
- Purgatory: Explained by the Lives and Legends of the Saints
- Life and Revelations of St. Gertrude the Great (with Supplemental Reading: A Brief Life of Christ) [Illustrated]