Carissimi: Sunday’s Mass; St Winefride, Com. Sunday XXI Post Pentecost

St Winefride, Virgin & Martyr; Com. Sunday XXI Post Pentecost; Com. Octave of All Saints: Missa “Me exspectaverunt“ St Winefride, who came from Flintshire, Wales, died in the year 650 in a convent in Gwytherin, Denbighshire, and in 1398 her relics were transferred with great pomp to the Benedictine abbey in Shrewsbury where they were enshrined…

Carissimi: Sunday’s Mass; St Winefride, Com. Sunday XXIV Post Pentecost

St Winefride, Virgin & Martyr; Com. Sunday XXIV Post Pentecost; Com. Octave of All Saints: Missa “Me exspectaverunt“ St Winefride, who came from Flintshire, Wales, died in the year 650 in a convent in Gwytherin, Denbighshire, and in 1398 her relics were transferred with great pomp to the Benedictine abbey in Shrewsbury where they were enshrined and…

Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St Mary Magdalene

St Mary Magdalene: Missa “Me exspectavérunt peccatóres“ Saint Mary Magdalen was so called either from Magdala near Tiberias, on the west shore of Galilee, or possibly from a Talmudic expression meaning “curling women’s hair,” which the Talmud explains as of an adulteress. In the New Testament she is mentioned among the women who accompanied Christ and…