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

The Old Roman

The Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Comm. SS. Processus and Martinian; Missa “Salve Sancta“

Blessed Mary’s first action after God had come to dwell in her was one of self-denying charity. She undertook a troublesome journey in order to visit her cousin Elizabeth. Thus she proclaimed charity to be the virtue which above all Christ brought with Him from Heaven. God made Mary’s visit the occasion of a wonderful miracle. On her entrance into St. Elizabeth’s dwelling, St. John Baptist was cleansed from sin in his mother’s womb. Mary was the channel of this exceptional privilege~ of the cleansing away of sin in the case of the unborn child. As then, so now: Mary is the channel of all graces, and above all, of the restoration of the sinner to friendship with God. Mary’s’ charity is not less present now than at the time of the Visitation…

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