Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St Simon Stock, Confessor

St Simon Stock, Confessor; Comm. St Ubaldus Baldassini, : Missa “Os justi“ Although little is known about Simon Stock’s early life, legend has it that the name Stock, meaning “tree trunk,” derives from the fact that, beginning at age twelve, he lived as a hermit in a hollow tree trunk of an oak tree. It is…