Thursday after Ash Wednesday: Statio ad St Georgium

O God, who art offended by sin and appeased by penitence, look favourable upon the prayers of Thy suppliant people, and though for our sins we deserve it, turn away the scourge of Thy wrath: Through Our Lord… Surrounded by the ruins of the empire that put its patron to death, the humble church of…

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: Thursday after Ash Wednesday

Thursday after Ash Wednesday; Statio ad St Georgium: Missa “Dum clamarem” Today’s station – The Basilica of St. Nicholas – stands in the ancient forum olitorium near the theatre of Marcellus; during the Middle Ages it was raised to the status of a deaconry. The station at St. George’s was instituted by St. Gregory II (715-31),…