Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Aprilis. Luna.

Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Aprilis.  Luna. The Twentieth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. In Judǽa natális sancti Jóachim, patris Vírginis Genitrícis Dei Maríæ, Confessóris. Ipsíus tamen festum ágitur décimo séptimo Kaléndas Septémbris. In Judea, St. Joachim, the father of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God. His feast day is on the 16th of…

Quartodécimo Kaléndas Aprilis. Luna.

Quartodécimo Kaléndas Aprilis.  Luna. The Nineteenth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. In Judæa natális sancti Joseph, Sponsi beatíssimæ Vírginis Maríæ, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ universális Patróni; quem Pius Nonus, Póntifex Máximus, votis et précibus ánnuens totíus cathólici Orbis, universális Ecclésiæ Patrónum declarávit. In Judea, the birthday of St. Joseph, spouse of the Most Blessed…

Quintodécimo Kaléndas Aprilis. Luna.

Quintodécimo Kaléndas Aprilis.  Luna. The Eighteenth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. Hierosólymis sancti Cyrílli Epíscopi, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris; qui, ab Ariánis multas pro fidei causa perpéssus injúrias et ex Ecclésia sua sæpe depúlsus, tandem, sanctitátis glória clarus, in pace quiévit. Ipsíus porro intemerátam fidem prima Constantinopolitána Synodus œcuménica, sancto Dámaso Papæ scribens,…

“Noli timere” – be not afraid

Carissimi “Noli timere” (Be not afraid) is a phrase repeated in Scripture no less than 365 times! We hear it spoken by God through His prophets to His chosen people in all sorts of situations. Our Lord Himself says it to His disciples, particularly when they are frightened and or ignorant of the significance of…

Sextodécimo Kaléndas Aprilis. Luna.

Sextodécimo Kaléndas Aprilis.  Luna. The Seventeenth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. Apud civitátem Dunum, in Hibérnia, natális sancti Patrícii, Epíscopi et Confessóris, qui primus in ea ínsula Christum evangelizávit, et máximis miráculis et virtútibus cláruit. At Downpatrick in Ireland, the birthday of St. Patrick, bishop and confessor, who was the first to preach…

Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Aprilis. Luna.

Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Aprilis.  Luna. The Sixteenth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. Romæ pássio sancti Cyríaci Diáconi, qui, post longam cárceris maceratiónem, liquáta pice perfúsus et in catásta exténsus, attráctus étiam nervis et fústibus cæsus, ad últimum, cum Largo et Smarágdo et áliis vigínti, jubénte Maximiáno, cápite truncátus est. Sanctórum vero Cyríaci, Largi…

Idibus Mártii. Luna. The Fifteenth Day of March

Idibus Mártii. Luna. The Fifteenth Day of March. The Night of the Moon.  Cæsaréæ, in Cappadócia, pássio sancti Longíni mílitis, qui Dómini latus láncea perforásse perhibétur. At Caesarea in Cappadocia, the martyrdom of St. Longinus, the soldier who is said to have pierced our Lord’s side with a lance. Eódem die natális sancti Aristobúli, Apostolórum…

Prídie Idus Mártii. Luna.

Prídie Idus Mártii.  Luna. The Fourteenth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. Romæ, in agro Veráno, sancti Leónis, Epíscopi et Mártyris. At Rome, in the Veranian Field, St. Leo, bishop and martyr. Item Romæ natális sanctórum quadragínta septem Mártyrum, qui baptizáti sunt a beáto Apóstolo Petro, cum tenerétur in custódia Mamertíni cum Coapóstolo suo Paulo,…

Tértio Idus Mártii. Luna.

Tértio Idus Mártii.  Luna. The Thirteenth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. Córdubæ in Hispánia, sanctórum Mártyrum Ruderíci Presbyteri, et Salomónis. At Cordova in Spain, the holy martyrs Roderick, priest, and Solomon. Nicomedíæ natális sanctórum Mártyrum Macedónii, Patríciæ uxóris, et Modéstæ fíliæ. At Nicomedia, the birthday of the holy martyrs Macedonius, Patricia, his wife, and…

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…