From the Latin Hymn 'Vexilla Regis Prodeunt', which we sing at Vespers during Holy Week:
Hail, holy altar, victim hail,
for all the glory of that cross;
by which Life chose and welcomed death,
and dying gave us life once more.
Hail, Holy Cross, our only hope,
wash all our guilt and crimes away;
increase our grace while we adore,
the mystery of Passiontide.
All blessings as we enter into the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Our Redeemer King,
Your brothers of New Clairvaux