Carissimi: Today’s Mass; Symphorosa & her Seven Sons, Martyrs

St Symphorosa & her Seven Sons, Martyrs: Missa “Clamaverunt” The occasion for the death of these saints was found in the vicinity of that most famous palace which was built by Adrian at his country seat at Tiber, according to Spartianus. For when the emperor gave orders that this palace, which he had built for his…