Carissimi: Today’s Mass; Our Lady of the Snows

Our Lady of the Snows; Commemoration of the XIth Sunday Post Pentecost: Missa “Salve, sancta parens” On August 5 the anniversary of the miraculous snow fall, the Feast of Our Lady of Snows is celebrated at the basilica of her name, St Mary Major on the Esquiline Hill in Rome.  During this celebration hundreds of white…