Carissimi: Today’s Mass; Advent Ember Friday

Feria VI Quattuor Temporum in Adventu; O Adonai: Missa “Prope es tu, Dómine“ The solemn fast of the three days in Ember Week originally peculiar to the Roman Church, was afterwards borrowed by the other Latin dioceses. Pope St. Leo I explains the Ember Days saying that especially at the end of the year it is…