Carissimi: Today’s Mass; S. Anthony, Abbot

S. Anthony, Abbot; Commemoration of Sunday II post Epiphany: Missa “Os justi” After St. Paul the Hermit, father of the Anchorites or hermits, the Christmas Cycle honours Saint Anthony, father of the Cenobites, who live in common. When he was 18, he retired into the Egyptian desert and led the life of a hermit. The devil,…