Carissimi: Sunday’s Mass; Pope S. Zephyrinus, Martyr

Pope S. Zephyrinus, Martyr; commemoration of Sunday XIV Post Pentecost: Missa “Statuit ei Dominus” The pontificate of this first third-century pope was to see a storm of heresy rage around the pontiff, who had to keep a firm hand on the tiller of Peter’s bark. According to the “Liber Pontificalis,” Zephyrinus was a Roman, the son of…