Statement: Terror attack on Nice, France

On Thursday, October 29th 2020 three people died and several others were injured after a knife attack took place in the basilica of Notre-Dame de l’Assomption, Nice, France. According to the French newspaper Le Figaro, an elderly woman, a sacristan, and another woman were killed in the attack; the elderly woman was found inside the…

Octávo Kaléndas Septémbris

Octávo Kaléndas Septémbris. Luna . The Twenty-Fifth Day of August. The Night of the Moon.  Apud Cartháginem sancti Ludovíci Noni, Regis Francórum et Confessóris, vitæ sanctitáte ac miraculórum glória præclári; cujus ossa póstmodum Lutétiam Parisiórum sunt reláta. At Carthage, St. Louis IX, king of France and confessor, illustrious for holiness of life and glorious miracles. His…

Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Augusti

This Day, the Sixteenth Day of August St. Joachim, father of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary, whose birthday is the 20th of March. At Rome, St. Titus, deacon, who, when the city was taken by the Goths, was put to death by a barbarous tribune, whilst distributing money to the poor. At Nicaea, in Bithynia, St. Diomedes,…

Octávo Idus Augústi

Octávo Idus Augústi. Luna . The Sixth Day of August. The Night of the Moon.  In monte Thabor Transfigurátio Dómini nostri Jesu Christi. On Mount Tabor, the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ. Romæ, via Appia, in cœmetério Callísti, natális beáti Xysti Secúndi, Papæ et Mártyris, qui in persecutióne Valeriáni, gládio animadvérsus, martyrii corónam accépit. At Rome,…

Nonis Augústi

Nonis Augústi. Luna . The Fifth Day of August. The Night of the Moon.  Romæ, in Exquíliis, Dedicátio Basílicæ sanctæ Maríæ ad Nives. At Rome, on the Esquiline, the Dedication of the Basilica of St. Mary of the Snows. Cataláuni, in Gállia, sancti Mémmii, civis Románi, qui, a sancto Petro Apóstolo consecrátus illíus civitátis Epíscopus, pópulum…

Prídie Nonas Augústi

Prídie Nonas Augústi. Luna . The Fourth Day of August. The Night of the Moon.  Sancti Domínici Confessóris, qui Ordinis Fratrum Prædicatórum Fundátor fuit, atque octávo Idus mensis hujus in pace quiévit. St. Dominic, confessor, founder of the Order of Friars Preachers, who on the sixth day of this month rested in peace. In vico Ars,…

Tertio Nonas Augusti. Luna

  Tertio Nonas Augusti. Luna … This Day, the Third Day of August Hierosolymis Inventio beatissimi Stephani Protomartyris, et sanctorum Gamalielis, Nicodemi et Abibonis, sicut Luciano Presbytero divinitus revelatum est, Honorii Principis tempore. At Jerusalem, the finding of the body of most blessed Stephen, first martyr, and of the Saints Gamaliel, Nicodemus, and Abibo, through a…

Kaléndis Augústi. Luna . The First Day of August

Kaléndis Augústi. Luna . The First Day of August. The Night of the Moon.  Romæ, in Exquíliis, Dedicátio sancti Petri Apóstoli ad Víncula. At Rome, on the Esquiline, the Dedication of the Church of St. Peter in Chains. Antiochíæ pássio sanctórum septem fratrum Machabæórum Mártyrum, qui, cum matre sua, passi sunt sub Antíocho Epíphane Rege. Eórum…

Tértio Kaléndas Augústi

Tértio Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Thirtieth Day of Jul. The Night of the Moon.  Romæ sanctórum Mártyrum Abdon et Sennen Persárum, qui, sub Décio, caténis alligáti et Romam addúcti, pro Christi fide prius plumbátis cæsi sunt, deínde gládio interfécti. At Rome, in the reign of Decius, the holy Persian martyrs Abdon and Sennen, who were…

Quarto Kaléndas Augústi

Quarto Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Twenty-Ninth Day of July. The Night of the Moon.  Tarásci, in Gállia Narbonénsi, sanctæ Marthæ Vírginis, hóspitæ Salvatóris nostri ac soróris beatórum Maríæ Magdalénæ et Lázari. At Tarascon, in the province of Narbonne in France, St. Martha, virgin, the hostess of our Saviour and sister of blessed Mary Magdalene and…