Décimo Kaléndas Aprílis. Luna.

Décimo Kaléndas Aprílis.  Luna. The Twenty-Third Day of March. The Night of the Moon. In Africa sanctórum Mártyrum Victoriáni, Procónsulis Cartháginis, et duórum germanórum, Aquisregénsium; item Fruméntii et altérius Fruméntii, mercatórum. Hi omnes, in persecutióne Wandálica (ut scribit Victor, Africánus Epíscopus), sub Ariáno Rege Hunneríco, pro constántia cathólicæ confessiónis, immaníssimis supplíciis cruciáti, egrégie coronáti sunt. In…

Séptimo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna.

Séptimo Kaléndas Mártii.  Luna. The Twenty-Third Day of February. The Night of the Moon. Vigília sancti Matthíæ Apóstoli. The Vigil of St. Matthias the Apostle. Sancti Petri Damiáni, ex Ordine Camaldulénsi, Cardinális et Epíscopi Ostiénsis, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris, qui evolávit in cælum prídie hujus diéi. St. Peter Damian, a Camaldolese monk, cardinal bishop of Ostia, confessor…

Décimo Kaléndas Februárii. Luna.

Décimo Kaléndas Februárii.  Luna. The Twenty-Third Day of January. The Night of the Moon. Sancti Raymúndi de Pénafort, ex Ordine Prædicatórum, Confessóris; cujus dies natális octávo Idus Januárii recólitur. St. Raymond of Pennafort, of the Order of Preachers, whose birthday is the sixth of this month. Romæ sanctæ Emerentiánæ, Vírginis et Mártyris; quæ adhuc catechúmena, dum oráret…

O Immanuel

The seventh great “O” is: O Emmanuel, Rex et legifer noster, exspectatio gentium, et Salvator earum: veni ad salvandum nos Domine Deus noster. English: O Emmanuel, God with us, our King and lawgiver, the expected of the nations and their Savior: come to save us, O Lord our God. It reflects the following prophecies and Scripture: O…

Décimo Kaléndas Januárii. Luna.

Décimo Kaléndas Januárii.  Luna. The Twenty-Third Day of December. The Night of the Moon. Romæ sanctæ Victóriæ, Vírginis et Mártyris, quæ, in persecutióne Décii Imperatóris, cum esset desponsáta Eugénio pagáno et nec núbere vellet neque sacrificáre, ídeo, post multa facta mirácula, quibus plúrimas Deo Vírgines aggregáverat, a carnífice percússa est gládio in corde, rogátu sui sponsi….

Nono Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna.

The Twenty-Third Day of November The birthday of Pope St. Clement, who held the sovereign pontificate the third after the blessed apostle Peter.  In the persecution of Trajan, he was banished to Chersonesus, where, being thrown into the sea with an anchor tied to his neck, he was crowned with martyrdom.  During the pontificate of…

Nono Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna

Nono Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna The Twenty-Third Day of September. The Night of the Moon. Romæ sancti Lini, Papæ et Mártyris, qui, primus post beátum Petrum Apóstolum, Románum Ecclésiam gubernávit, et, martyrio coronátus, sepúltus est in Vaticáno, prope eúndem Apóstolum. At Rome, St. Linus, pope and martyr, who governed the Roman Church next after the blessed apostle…

Décimo Kaléndas Septémbris. Luna.

Décimo Kaléndas Septémbris. Luna. The Twenty-Third Day of August. The Night of the Moon. Vigília sancti Bartholomǽi Apóstoli. The Vigil of St. Bartholomew, Apostle. Sancti Philíppi Benítii, Confessóris, qui Ordinis Servórum beátæ Maríæ Vírginis éxstitit propagátor, ac prídie hujus diéi migrávit ad Dóminum. St. Philip Beniti, confessor, promoter of the Order of the Servants of…

Octávo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

Octávo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Twenty-Fourth Day of June. The Night of the Moon.  Natívitas sancti Joánnis Baptístæ, Præcursóris Dómini, ac sanctórum Zacharíæ et Elísabeth fílii, qui Spíritu Sancto replétus est adhuc in útero matris suæ. The Nativity of St. John Baptist, precursor of our Lord, son of Zachary and Elizabeth, who, while yet in…

Nono Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

Nono Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Twenty-Third Day of June. The Night of the Moon.  Vigília Nativitátis sancti Joánnis Baptístæ. The Vigil of St. John Baptist. Romæ sancti Joánnis Presbyteri, qui, sub Juliáno Apóstata, via Salária véteri, ante simulácrum Solis decollátus est, et corpus ejus a beáto Concórdio Presbytero juxta Mártyrum Concília sepúltum. At Rome, in…