Lockdown Conferences

During the lock-down Archbishop Jerome has been even busier with broadcasting than usual! Airing every evening at 6pm since the UK Government’s restrictions came into force the Angelus and post Easter the Regina Caeli and then a variety of programme formats from an interactive “Ask a bishop” through to “Old Roman Unscripted” and conferences on…

Nono Kaléndas Aprílis. Luna.

Nono Kaléndas Aprílis.  Luna. The Twenty-Fourth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. Festum sancti Gabriélis Archángeli, qui ad annuntiándum Incarnatiónis divíni Verbi mystérium a Deo missus est. The Feast of St. Gabriel Archangel, who was sent by God to announce the Incarnation of the Divine Word. Romæ sancti Epigménii Presbyteri, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, sub…

Nono Kaléndas Februárii. Luna

4 Nono Kaléndas Februárii. Luna. The Twenty-Fourth Day of January. The Night of the Moon.  Apud Ephesum sancti Timóthei, qui fuit discípulus beáti Pauli Apóstoli; atque, ab eódem Ephesi ordinátus Epíscopus, ibi, post multos pro Christo agónes, cum Diánæ immolántes argúeret, lapídibus óbrutus est, ac paulo post obdormívit in Dómino. At Ephesus, St. Timothy, disciple of…

O Virgo virginum

Although the antiphons and dates before have been fairly universally recognised throughout western Christendom, an alternative English medieval practice arose of moving all of the antiphons forward by one day (commencing therefore on 16 December) and adding an additional (eighth) antiphon on 23 December, with the acrostic thus becoming Vero cras, “truly, tomorrow”. Perhaps an…

Nono Kaléndas Januárii. Luna.

Nono Kaléndas Januárii.  Luna. The Twenty-Fourth Day of December. The Night of the Moon. Vigília Nativitátis Dómini nostri Jesu Christi. The Vigil of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ. Cracóviæ, in Polónia, natális sancti Joánnis Cántii, Presbyteri et Confessóris, quem, doctrína, propagándæ fídei zelo, virtútibus ac miráculis clarum, Clemens Décimus tértius, Póntifex Máximus, Sanctórum número…

Octávo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna

Octávo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna . The Twenty-Fourth Day of November. The Night of the Moon.  Sancti Joánnis a Cruce Presbyteri, Confessóris et Ecclesiásticæ Doctóris, sanctæ Terésiæ in Carmelitárum reformatióne sócii, cujus dies natális décimo nono Kaléndas Januárii recensétur. St. John of the Cross, priest and confessor, and doctor of the Church, companion of St. Teresa…

Nono Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna

Nono Kaléndas Novémbris.  Luna. The Twenty-Fourth Day of October. The Night of the Moon. Festum sancti Raphaélis Archángeli, cujus dígnitas ac benefícia in sacro Tobíæ libro celebrántur. AtThe Feast of St. Raphael the Archangel, whose dignity and benefits to mankind are set forth in the holy book of Tobias. Venúsiæ, in Apúlia, natális sanctórum Mártyrum Felícis, Epíscopi…

Octávo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna.

Octávo Kaléndas Octóbris.  Luna. The Twenty-Fourth Day of September. The Night of the Moon. Festum beátæ Maríæ Vírginis de Mercéde nuncupátæ, Ordinis redemptiónis captivórum sub ejus nómine Institutrícis, de cujus Apparitióne ágitur quarto Idus Augústi. The feast of our Lady of Ransom, Foundress of the Order for the Redemption of Captives.  The apparition of the same Blessed…

Nono Kaléndas Septémbris. Luna

Nono Kaléndas Septémbris. Luna . The Twenty-Fourth Day of August. The .. Night of the Moon. Sancti Bartholomǽi Apóstoli, qui Christi Evangélium in India prædicávit; inde in majórem Arméniam proféctus, ibi, cum plúrimos ad fidem convertísset, vivus a bárbaris decoriátus est, atque, Astyagis Regis jussu, cápitis decollatióne martyrium complévit.  Ipsíus sacrum corpus, primo ad Líparam…