* A hymn of joy following the Gradual in the Mass of certain joyous feasts, to denote in a special way the joyous character of the Mass, e.g., Lauda Sion Salvatorem, from the Mass of Corpus Christi.

* The hymn Dies irae, dies illa in Requiem Masses is not a sequence properly so-called.

MLA Citation

  • “sequence”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 December 2010. Web. 29 November 2015. <>