Idibus Júnii. Luna.

Idibus Júnii. Luna . The Thirteenth Day of June. The Night of the Moon. Patávii sancti Antónii Lusitáni, Sacerdótis ex Ordine Minórum et Confessóris, atque Ecclésiæ Doctóris, vita et miráculis, ac prædicatióne illústris, quem, uno post illíus óbitum anno nondum expléto, Gregórius Papa Nonus in Sanctórum cánonem rétulit. At Padua, St. Anthony, a native of Portugal,…

Quarto Idus Maji. Luna.

Quarto Idus Maji. Luna. The Twelfth Day of May. The Night of the Moon. Romæ, via Ardeatína, sanctórum Mártyrum Nérei et Achíllei fratrum, qui primo cum Flávia Domitílla, cujus erant eunúchi, in ínsula Póntia longum pro Christo duxérunt exsílium; póstmodum gravíssimis verbéribus attrectáti sunt; deínde, cum a Minútio Rufo, viro Consulári, equúleo et flammis ad…

A message for Easter

Surrexit Dominus vere! Alleluia! Alleluia!Χριστὸς ἀνέστη! Ἀληθῶς ἀνέστη! Carissimi, beloved in Christ In today’s Gospel we read of the arrival at the tomb of Mary Magdalene and the other women. Yes, they were the first witnesses of the resurrection of the Christ from the dead. Yes, it was they who conveyed the message of the…

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…

Prídie Idus Decémbris. Luna.

Prídie Idus Decémbris.  Luna. The Twelfth Day of December.  The Night of the Moon. Alexandríæ sanctórum Epímachi et Alexándri, qui, sub Décio Imperatóre, cum fuíssent multo témpore in vínculis, atque, divérsis supplíciis affécti, perdurássent in fide, ígnibus tandem consúmpti sunt. Sanctus vero Epímachus, simul cum sancti Gordiáno Mártyre, festíva celebritáte cólitur sexto Idus Maji. At Alexandria,…

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…