Quarto Idus Júlii. Luna

Quarto Idus Júlii. Luna . The Twelfth Day of July. The Night of the Moon.  In monastério Passiniáno, prope Floréntiam, sancti Joánnis Gualbérti Abbátis, qui fuit Institútor Ordinis Vallis Umbrósæ. In the monastery of Passignano, near Florence, Abbot St. John Gualbert, founder of the Order of Vallombrosa. Laudæ, in Insúbria, sanctórum Mártyrum Náboris et Felícis, qui,…

Conference: The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Conference during the Octave of Pentecost. Metropolitan Jerome describes, discusses and applies the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit as enumerated by the Messianic prophet, Isaiah (cf Isaiah 1:2-3) and St Thomas Aquinas’s “Summa Theologica” II.II (“Secunda Secundae“) to Christian life.

Prídie Idus Júnii. Luna

Prídie Idus Júnii. Luna. The Twelfth Day of June. The Night of the Moon.  Sancti Joánnis a sancto Facúndo, ex Eremitárum sancti Augustíni Ordine, Confessóris, qui migrávit in cælum prídie hujus diéi. St. John of St. Facundus, confessor of the Order of the Hermits of St. Augustine, who died on the 11th of June. Romæ, via…

Tértio Idus Maji. Luna

Tértio Idus Maji. Luna . The Thirteenth Day of May. The Night of the Moon.  Sancti Robérti Bellarmíno, e Societáte Jesu, Cardinális atque olim Epíscopi Capuáni, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris, cujus dies natális décimo quinto Kaléndas Octóbris recensétur. St. Robert Bellarmine, of the Society of Jesus, cardinal and one time bishop of Capua, confessor and doctor…

Idibus Aprílis. Luna.

Idibus Aprílis. Luna. The Thirteenth Day of April. The Night of the Moon. Híspali, in Hispánia, sancti Hermenegíldi Mártyris, qui fuit fílius Leovigíldi, Regis Visigothórum Ariáni; atque ob cathólicæ fidei confessiónem conjéctus in cárcerem, et, cum in solemnitáte Pascháli Communiónem ab Epíscopo Ariáno accípere noluísset, pérfidi patris jussu secúri percússus est, ac regnum cæléste pro terréno Rex…

Prídie Idus Aprílis. Luna.

Prídie Idus Aprílis. Luna . The Twelfth Day of April. The Night of the Moon. Verónæ pássio sancti Zenónis Epíscopi, qui inter persecutiónis procéllas eam Ecclésiam mira constántia gubernávit, et, Galliéni témpore, martyrio coronátus est. At Verona, the passion of Bishop St. Zeno, who governed that Church with great fortitude amid the storms of persecution, and was…

Quarto Idus Mártii. Luna.

Quarto Idus Mártii. Luna. The Twelfth Day of March. The Night of the Moon.  Romæ sancti Gregórii Primi, Papæ, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris exímii; qui, ob res præcláræ gestas atque Anglos ad Christi fidem convérsos, Magnus est dictus et Anglórum Apóstolus appellátus. At Rome, St. Gregory, pope and eminent doctor of the Church, who on…

Prídie Idus Februárii. Luna.

Prídie Idus Februárii.  Luna. The Twelfth Day of February. The Night of the Moon. Sanctórum septem Fundatórum Ordinis Servórum beátæ Maríæ Vírginis, Confessórum, quorum deposítio respectívis diébus recólitur. Quos autem in vita unus veræ fraternitátis spíritus sociávit, et indivísa post óbitum venerátio pópuli prosecúta est, eos Leo Décimus tértius, Póntifex Máximus, una páriter Sanctórum fastis accénsuit….

Prídie Idus Januárii. Luna.

Prídie Idus Januárii.  Luna. The Twelfth Day of January. The Night of the Moon. Romæ sanctæ Tatiánæ Mártyris, quæ, sub Alexándro Imperatóre, uncis atque pectínibus laniáta, béstiis expósita et in ignem missa, sed nil læsa, demum, gládio percússa, migrávit in cælum. At Rome, in the time of Emperor Alexander, St. Tatiana, martyr, who had her flesh…