Luke 23:35-43 The people stayed there before the cross watching Jesus. As for the leaders, they jeered at him.
‘He saved others,’ they said ‘let him save himself, if he is the Christ of God, the Chosen One.’ The soldiers mocked him too, and when they approached to offer him vinegar they said, ‘If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself‘. Above him there was an inscription: ‘This is the king of the Jews’.
One of the criminals hanging there abused him. ‘Are you not the Christ?’ he said. ‘Save yourself and us as well.’ But the other spoke up and rebuked him, ‘Have you no fear of God at all?’ he said. ‘You got the same sentence as he did, but in our case we deserved it: we are paying for what we did. But this man has done nothing wrong.’
Today we remember St Cecilica, the patron of music. Here is a link to the St Cecilia Choir...