Carissimi; Today’s Mass: Passion Sunday

With Passion Sunday the Season of Passiontide has begun and today’s Mass is full of the thought of the Passion of Jesus and of the infidelity of the Jews, whose place in the Kingdom of God was taken by those who were baptized; that is to say the catechumens and the Christians.

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Carissimi; Today’s Mass: The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The mystery of the Incarnation has earned for Blessed Mary her most glorious title, that of “Mother of God” (Collect), in Greek “Theotokos” a name which the Eastern Church always inscribed in letters of gold, like a diadem on the forehead of her images or statues. “Standing on the threshold of divinity” since she gave to the Word of God the flesh to which He was hypostatically united, the Virgin has always been honored by a supereminent worship, that of hyperdulia. “The Son of the Father and the Son of the Virgin naturally become a single and identical son, ” says St. Anselm : hence Mary is queen of the human race and is to be venerated by all (Introit).

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: Fifth Saturday in Lent

The Collecta today is at the Church of St. Angelius “in piscibus.” The gathering of the faithful today was near the fish market; the church was in existence before the Eighth Century. The seven martyred sons of St. Symphorosa repose here. The Station is at St. Nicholas in Carcere Over sixty churches were dedicated to St. Nicholas: this one stands near the ancient site of a public prison, and is built on the ruins of a pagan temple of Piety.

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Carissimi; Today’s Mass: Fifth Friday in Lent

Today’s Collecta is at the Church of St. Vitus in “Macello Livice.” Station at the Church of St. Eusebius The assembly of the faithful was appointed for today at a church once called ad Lunam. During the Seventh Century, when St. Vitus was a popular Italian saint, this church received his name.

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: Fifth Thursday in Lent

Today’s Collecta is at the Church of St. Quiricus with the Station at St. Martin “ad montes” The Church of St. Quiricus (at one time St. Quiricus and Julitta, Oriental martyrs) is at the foot of the Quirinal hill.

Carissimi; Today’s Mass: Fifth Wednesday in Lent

The church of the collecta corresponds to the present Station Sancta Caterina dei Funari; at one time Sancta Maria domnæ rosæ was the residence of the Dean of the Lateran Schola, and in 1536 Pope Paul III granted it to St. Ignatius Loyola, who founded there an institution for poor girls. The Church of St. Lawrence in Damaso is built on a spot full of memories connected with the family of Pope Damasus (366-84). His relics rest under the high Altar.

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