Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St David of Wales

(UK) St David, Bishop Confessor: Missa “Statuit“ David is the patron saint of Wales and perhaps the most famous of British saints. It is known that he became a priest, engaged in missionary work and founded many monasteries, including his principal abbey in southwestern Wales. Many stories and legends sprang up about David and his…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St David of Wales

(UK) St David, Bishop Confessor: Missa “Statuit“ David is the patron saint of Wales and perhaps the most famous of British saints. It is known that he became a priest, engaged in missionary work and founded many monasteries, including his principal abbey in southwestern Wales. Many stories and legends sprang up about David and his…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St David of Wales

St David, Bishop Confessor, Patron of Wales: Missa “Statuit“ (Transferred because of Ash Wednesday) David is the patron saint of Wales and perhaps the most famous of British saints. Ironically, we have little reliable information about him. It is known that he became a priest, engaged in missionary work and founded many monasteries, including his…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St David of Wales

St David, Bishop Confessor: Missa “Statuit“ David is the patron saint of Wales and perhaps the most famous of British saints. Ironically, we have little reliable information about him. It is known that he became a priest, engaged in missionary work and founded many monasteries, including his principal abbey in southwestern Wales. Many stories and…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St Ethelbert, King & Confessor

St. Ethelbert, Confessor, First Christian King among the English & Confessor: Missa “Os justi“ HE was king of Kent, the fifth descendant from Hengist, who first settled the English Saxons in Britain, in 448, and the foundation of whose kingdom is dated in 455. Ethelbert married, in his father’s life-time, Bertha, the only daughter of Charibert,…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St David of Wales

St David, Bishop Confessor: Missa “Statuit“ David is the patron saint of Wales and perhaps the most famous of British saints. Ironically, we have little reliable information about him. It is known that he became a priest, engaged in missionary work and founded many monasteries, including his principal abbey in southwestern Wales. Many stories and…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St Ethelbert, King & Confessor

St. Ethelbert, Confessor, First Christian King among the English & Confessor: Missa “Os justi“ HE was king of Kent, the fifth descendant from Hengist, who first settled the English Saxons in Britain, in 448, and the foundation of whose kingdom is dated in 455. Ethelbert married, in his father’s life-time, Bertha, the only daughter of Charibert,…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St David, Bishop & Confessor

St David, Bishop Confessor; Comm. Feria VI of Lent II: Missa “Statuit“ David is the patron saint of Wales and perhaps the most famous of British saints. Ironically, we have little reliable information about him. It is known that he became a priest, engaged in missionary work and founded many monasteries, including his principal abbey…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St Ethelbert, King & Confessor

St. Ethelbert, Confessor, First Christian King among the English & Confessor; Comm. Feria III of Lent II: Missa “Os justi“ HE was king of Kent, the fifth descendant from Hengist, who first settled the English Saxons in Britain, in 448, and the foundation of whose kingdom is dated in 455. Ethelbert married, in his father’s life-time,…