Carissimi: Today’s Mass; Seven Holy Founders of the Servites

Seven Holy Founders of the Servites: Missa “Justi decantaverunt” There were seven concilors of Florence who founded the Servants of Mary or Servites in 1233. The best known were Saint Buonfiglio dei Monaldi and Saint Alessio de’ Falconieri, who served as a lay brother all his life.The other five were also from influential families in…