Prídie Idus Novémbris. Luna

Prídie Idus Novémbris. Luna . The Twelfth Day of November. The Night of the Moon. Sancti Martíni Primi, Papæ et Mártyris, cujus dies natális sextodécimo Kaléndas Octóbris recensétur. The Feast of St. Martin I, pope and martyr, whose birthday is mentioned on the 16th day of September. Vitépsci, in Polónia, pássio sancti Jósaphat, e sancti Basilíi…

Conference “Tradition” IX: Mariology vs mariolatry (ii)!

The ninth in this series of Conferences about “Tradition”. In this episode, Metropolitan Jerome continues discussion regarding the veneration of the Blessed Virgin Mary within Tradition. His Grace discusses some first principles to our understanding of God and of the Faith in order to properly appreciate and evaluate the phenomena of Marian apparitions and the…

Prídie Idus Septémbris. Luna.

Prídie Idus Septémbris. Luna . The Twelfth Day of September. The Night of the Moon. Festum sanctíssimi Nóminis beátæ Maríæ, quod Innocéntius Undécimus, Póntifex Máximus, ob insígnem victóriam de Turcis, ipsíus Vírginis præsídio, Vindobónæ in Austria reportátam, celebrári jussit. The feast of the most holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary, celebrated by order of the…

Prídie Idus Augústi

Prídie Idus Augústi. Luna . The Twelfth Day of August. The Night of the Moon.  Sanctæ Claræ Vírginis, primæ plantæ Páuperum Dominárum Ordinis Minórum; quæ ad ætérnas Agni núptias evocáta est prídie hujus diéi. St. Clare, virgin, the first fruits of the Poor Ladies of the Order of Friars Minor, who was called to the everlasting…

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…