Category:Our Lady of the Snows

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Laying of the Groundstone
by Mathias Grünewald
(Augustinermuseum, Freiburg)

The feast of Our Lady of the Snows or S. Mariae ad nives commemorates the 5th century dedication of the Basilica Santa Maria MaggioreLink to the English Wikipedia article in Rome, whose foundations were outlined by a miraculous snowfall. It falls on August 5 in the Tridentine calendar and has Propers all from the Common of the BVM. It is also the birthday of Guillaume Dufay, who composed another set of plainchants.

View the Wikipedia article on Dedication of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major.

Liber usualis
Introit: Salve sancta parens
Gradual: Benedicta et venerabilis
Alleluia verse: Felix es
Offertory: Beata es Virgo Maria
Communion: Beata viscera

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