I prepared this little video from some other events that took place in Rome on Our Lady’s Feast. Yes, have hope.
I took some photos from the Solemn High Mass yesterday and from the annual procession for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
The Alma Redemptoris is sung by a priest and myself in front of the Icon of Our Lord and Our Lady at Santissima Trinita dei Pellegrini. I was able to expose the Icon for the Feast, and before closing the veil at the end of the day, we sung the solemn tone of the Alma. It just so happened that I had an electronic device recording for nine hours (as I forgot to grab it earlier) and it recorded the Alma. Beautiful!
Betimes, on the other side of the planet, the place I call ‘the Rome of the West,’ lovely Pontifical Vespers took place: