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After blogging the Mass Propers, offering the Breviary and before retiring to my bed last night, snow was falling on Brighton and Sussex. The windchill factor was subzero and the originally forecast rain was coming down as great fluffy snowflakes. As one does these days, I immediately took a photo and posted it to my…

Undécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna.

Undécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna. The Twenty-First Day of November. The Night of the Moon. Hierosólymis Præsentátio beátæ Dei Genitrícis Vírginis Maríæ in Templo. In the temple at Jerusalem, the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God. Eódem die natális beáti Rufi, de quo sanctus Paulus Apóstolus ad Romános scribit. Also, the birthday of blessed Rufus,…

Duodécimo Kaléndas Novémbris

Duodécimo Kaléndas Novémbris.  Luna. The Twenty-First Day of October. The Night of the Moon. In Cypro natális sancti Hilariónis Abbátis, cujus vitam, virtútibus atque miráculis plenam, sanctus Hierónymus scripsit. In Cyprus, the birthday of the holy abbot Hilarion.  His life, full of virtues and miracles, was written by St. Jerome. Apud Colóniam Aggripínam item natális sanctárum Ursulæ…

Undécimo Kaléndas Octóbris

Undécimo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna . The Twenty-First Day of September. The Night of the Moon. In Æthiópia natális sancti Matthæi, Apóstoli et Evangelístæ; qui, in ea regióne prædicans, martyrium passus est. Hujus Evangélium, Hebræo sermóne conscríptum, ipso Matthæo revelánte, invéntum est, una cum córpore beáti Bárnabæ Apóstoli, témpore Zenónis Imperatóris. The birthday of St. Matthew, apostle and…

Duodécimo Kaléndas Septémbris

Duodécimo Kaléndas Septémbris. Luna . The Twenty-First Day of August. The Night of the Moon.  Sanctæ Joánnæ-Francíscæ Frémiot de Chantal, Víduæ, quæ Ordinis Sanctimoniálium Visitatiónis sanctæ Maríæ fuit Institútrix, cujus dies natális recólitur Idibus Decémbris. The festival of St. Jane Frances Fremiot de Chantal, foundress of the Order of Nuns of the Visitation of St. Mary,…

Undécimo Kaléndas Septémbris

Undécimo Kaléndas Septémbris. Luna . The Twenty-Second Day of August. The Night of the Moon.  Octava Assumptiónis beátæ Maríæ Vírginis. The Octave of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Festum Immaculáti Cordis ejúsdem beátæ Vírginis Maríæ. Feast of the Immaculate Heart of the same Blessed Virgin Mary. Romæ, via Ostiénsi, natális sancti Timóthei Mártyris, qui, a…

Duodécimo Kaléndas Augústi

Duodécimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Twenty-First Day of July. The Night of the Moon.  Romæ sanctæ Praxédis Vírginis, quæ, in omni castitáte et lege divína cum esset erudíta, vigíliis et oratiónibus atque jejúniis assídue vacans, quiévit in Christo, sepúltaque est, juxta sorórem suam Pudentiánam, via Salária. At Rome, the holy virgin Praxedes, who was brought…

Undécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna.

Undécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna. The Twenty-First Day of June. The Night of the Moon. Romæ sancti Aloísii Gonzágæ, Clérici e Societáte Jesu et Confessóris, principátus contémptu et innocéntia vitæ claríssimi, quem, a Summo Pontífice Benedícto Décimo tértio adscríptum Sanctórum fastis et Protectórem juvénibus præsértim studiósis datum, Pius Papa Undécimus cæléstem Christiánæ juventútis univérsæ Patrónum confirmávit…

Duodécimo Kaléndas Júnii. Luna

Duodécimo Kaléndas Júnii. Luna. The Twenty-First Day of May. The Night of the Moon.  Sancti Valéntis Epíscopi, qui, una cum tribus púeris, necátus est. St. Valens, bishop, who was put to death along with three children. Alexandríæ commemorátio sanctórum Mártyrum Secúndi Presbyteri, et aliórum; quos sacris diébus Pentecóstes, sub Constántio Imperatóre, Ariánus Epíscopus Geórgius sævíssime occídi præcépit. At…

Undécimo Kaléndas Maji. Luna

Undécimo Kaléndas Maji. Luna. The Twenty-First Day of April. The Night of the Moon.  Cantuáriæ, in Anglia, sancti Ansélmi Epíscopi, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris, sanctitáte et doctrína conspícui. At Canterbury, England, St. Anselm, bishop, confessor, and doctor of the Church, renowned for sanctity and learning. In Pérside natális sancti Simeónis, Epíscopi Seleucíæ et Ctesiphóntis, qui, jubénte Rege…