Carissimi: Sunday’s Mass; Sunday XV Post Pentecost

Sunday XV Post Pentecost, Commemoration of the Octave of the Nativity of the BVM & St Gorgonius, Martyr: Missa “Inclina, Domine” In the Gospel for the Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost the Mass reminds us that having received the Holy Ghost at the Feast of Pentecost and Jesus in Holy Communion, our souls and bodies should be…

Originally posted on The Blue Flower:
I have been doing a little bit of reading on “troll” psychology, and in the end, I wonder about the validity of any of these studies. Why does anyone write on the Internet? I used to see the Internet as a vast public library and a forum for discussion.…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; The Nativity of Our Lady

The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Missa “Salve, sancta parens” This festival of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary originated in the East where it is mentioned very early. At Rome it was not observed before the reign of Pope Sergius I. As Eve, our first mother, arose from the side of Adam, dazzling…