In the breviary, the first week of September marks the start of reading the Book of Job, a particularly timely text on the meaning of suffering.
And in the Monastic Office (though not I think the Roman), the last responsory of the first nocturn today is a text that is often sung at funerals, Versa est in luctum. The words mean as follows:
My harp is tuned for lamentation,
and my flute to the voice of those who weep.
Spare me, O Lord,
for my days are as nothing...
Here is a you tube verse of the setting by Alonso Lobo (1555-1617), and written for the funeral of Phillip II of Spain.