INTROITUS: 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Domine, in tua misericordia speravi: exsultavit cor meum in salutari tuo: cantabo Domino, qui bona tribuit mihi.

“Lord, I have trusted (or: I trust) in your mercy. My heart has rejoiced (rejoices) in your salvation. I will sing the Lord, who granted me good (things).” (Ps 13(12):6)

What syllable has the most notes? Of course bó-na, the plural form of bonum, “good”!

Whenever you sing or hear this introit, please enjoy the word bona. And keep in mind that all bona lead back to Easter. On Easter Sunday, quoniam bonum (“for he is good”) looks like this:

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