Carissimi: Today’s Mass; St. John of Matha

S. John of Matha, Priest & Confessor: Missa “Os iusti” John was born in France in 1160. His parents were wealthy and sent him away to school so that he could receive the best education. He used the money his parents sent him to help the poor. He spent his free time performing other works of…

Today’s Saint: St Thomas Aquinas, Priest & Doctor of the Church

The Angelic Doctor St. Thomas Aquinas, priest and doctor of the Church, patron of all universities and of students. He was born toward the end of the year 1226. He was the son of Landulph, Count of Aquino, who, when St. Thomas was five years old, placed him under the care of the Benedictines of…