Séptimo Idus Decémbris. Luna.

Séptimo Idus Decémbris.  Luna. The Seventh Day of December.  The Night of the Moon. Vigília Conceptiónis beátæ Maríæ Vírginis. The Vigil of the Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Sancti Ambrósii Epíscopi, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris, qui prídie Nonas Aprílis obdormívit in Dómino, sed hac die potíssimum cólitur, qua Mediolanénsem Ecclésiam gubernándam suscépit. St. Ambrose,…

Séptimo Idus Decémbris. Luna.

Séptimo Idus Decémbris.  Luna. The Seventh Day of December.  The Night of the Moon. Vigília Conceptiónis beátæ Maríæ Vírginis. The Vigil of the Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Sancti Ambrósii Epíscopi, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris, qui prídie Nonas Aprílis obdormívit in Dómino, sed hac die potíssimum cólitur, qua Mediolanénsem Ecclésiam gubernándam suscépit. St. Ambrose,…

Séptimo Idus Decémbris. Luna.

Séptimo Idus Decémbris.  Luna. The Seventh Day of December.  The Night of the Moon. Vigília Conceptiónis beátæ Maríæ Vírginis. The Vigil of the Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Sancti Ambrósii Epíscopi, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris, qui prídie Nonas Aprílis obdormívit in Dómino, sed hac die potíssimum cólitur, qua Mediolanénsem Ecclésiam gubernándam suscépit. St. Ambrose, bishop…

Prídie Nonas Decémbris. Luna.

The Fourth Day of December St. Peter Chrysologus, bishop of Ravenna, confessor, and doctor of the Church, whose birthday is kept on the 2nd of December. At Nicomedia, the passion of St. Barbara, virgin and martyr, in the persecution of Maximinus.  After a series of sufferings, a long imprisonment, the burning with torches, and the cutting…

Séptimo Idus Decémbris. Luna.

Séptimo Idus Decémbris.  Luna. The Seventh Day of December.  The Night of the Moon. Vigília Conceptiónis beátæ Maríæ Vírginis. The Vigil of the Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Sancti Ambrósii Epíscopi, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris, qui prídie Nonas Aprílis obdormívit in Dómino, sed hac die potíssimum cólitur, qua Mediolanénsem Ecclésiam gubernándam suscépit. St. Ambrose,…

Prídie Nonas Decémbris. Luna.

The Fourth Day of December St. Peter Chrysologus, bishop of Ravenna, confessor, and doctor of the Church, whose birthday is kept on the 2nd of December. At Nicomedia, the passion of St. Barbara, virgin and martyr, in the persecution of Maximinus.  After a series of sufferings, a long imprisonment, the burning with torches, and the cutting…

Sacrificium…

A.M.D.G. Tertia die infra Octavam S. Laurentii Commemoratio: S. Clarae Virginis Carissimi, Sacrifice… St Lawrence, whom we celebrate this week with an Octave, gives us another insight ref the incarnational aspect of the priesthood and indeed of the Apostolic sharing of the “bitter cup”. St Ambrose of Milan says that Lawrence met His Holiness Sixtus…