Carissimi: Today’s Mass; Our Lady on Saturday

Our Lady on Saturday: Missa “Rorate caeli desuper“ The Mass of the Blessed Virgin shows us Mary as Mother of our Savior. The votive Mass for Our Lady in Advent is sometimes called the “Missa Aurea,” or Golden Mass, because in it the Church celebrates the “golden mystery” of the Faith: Mary’s “fiat” at the Annunciation…