Carissimi; Today’s Mass: Tuesday Lent II

Tuesday Lent II; com. the Forty Martyrs of Sebaste: Missa “Tibi dixit cor meum” There was no collecta on this day, perhaps because the Station of the Basilica of St. Balbina stood alone, far away on the Aventine, there being no other church in its vicinity from which the stational procession could set out. The…

Station Tuesday Lent II: Statio ad St Balbinam

Perfect in us the help we obtain from this holy observance, we pray Thee, good Lord, so that by Thy doing we may fulfil the duty Thy authority reveals to us: through Our Lord… Today’s station church is Santa Balbina, located up the Aventine Hill, overlooking the ancient Baths of Caracalla. The church is named…