Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St Damasus I, Pope & Confessor

St Damasus I Pope Confessor: Missa “Si díligis me“ On Liberius’ death, riots broke out over the election of a successor. The majority favored Damasus, who was born in Rome of Spanish descent. He had served as a deacon under Liberius and upheld the Nicene Creed. In less than a month, Damasus was installed in…