Quartodécimo Kaléndas Maji. Luna.

Quartodécimo Kaléndas Maji. Luna. The Eighteenth Day of April. The Night of the Moon. Apud montem Senárium, in Etrúria, natális sancti Amidǽi Confessóris, e septem Fundatóribus Ordinis Servórum beátæ Maríæ Vírginis, flagrantíssima in Deum caritáte præclári.  Ipsíus tamen ac Sociórum festum prídie Idus Februárii celebrátur. On Mount Senario in Tuscany, St. Amadeo, confessor, one of the…

Quintodécimo Kaléndas Maji. Luna.

Quintodécimo Kaléndas Maji. Luna. The Seventeenth Day of April. The Night of the Moon. Romæ sancti Anicéti, Papæ et Mártyris; qui martyrii palmam in persecutióne Marci Aurélii Antoníni et Lúcii Veri accépit. At Rome, St. Anicetus, pope and martyr, who received the palm of martyrdom in the persecution of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus and Lucius Verus. Córdubæ,…

Prídie Idus Aprílis. Luna.

Prídie Idus Aprílis. Luna . The Twelfth Day of April. The Night of the Moon. Verónæ pássio sancti Zenónis Epíscopi, qui inter persecutiónis procéllas eam Ecclésiam mira constántia gubernávit, et, Galliéni témpore, martyrio coronátus est. At Verona, the passion of Bishop St. Zeno, who governed that Church with great fortitude amid the storms of persecution, and was…

Tértio Idus Aprílis. Luna.

Tértio Idus Aprílis. Luna. The Eleventh Day of April. The Night of the Moon. Sancti Leónis Papæ Primi, cognoménto Magni, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris, cujus dies natális recólitur quarto Idus Novémbris. St. Leo the First, pope and confessor, who was surnamed the Great. His birthday falls on the 10th of November. Pérgami, in Asia, sancti Antípæ, testis fidélis,…

Quarto Idus Aprílis. Luna.

Quarto Idus Aprílis. Luna. The Tenth Day of April. The Night of the Moon. Apud Babylónem sancti Ezechiélis Prophétæ, qui, a Júdice pópuli Israël, quod eum de cultu idolórum argúeret, interféctus, in sepúlcro Sem et Arpháxad, Abrahæ progenitórum, sepúltus est; ad quod sepúlcrum, oratiónis causa, multi conflúere consuevérunt. At Babylon, the prophet Ezechiel, who was put to…

Prídie Kaléndas Januárii. Luna.

Prídie Kaléndas Januárii.  Luna. The Thirty-First Day of December. The Night of the Moon. Romæ natális sancti Silvéstri Primi, Papæ et Confessóris; qui Magnum Constantínum Imperatórem baptizávit, et Nicænam confirmávit Synodum, ac, multis áliis rebus sanctíssime gestis, quiévit in pace. At Rome, the birthday of Pope St. Sylvester I, confessor, who baptized Emperor Constantine the…

Quarto Kaléndas Januárii. Luna.

Quarto Kaléndas Januárii.  Luna. The Twenty-Ninth Day of December. The Night of the Moon. Cantuáriæ, in Anglia, natális sancti Thomæ, Epíscopi et Mártyris, qui, ob defensiónem justítiæ et ecclesiásticæ immunitátis, in Basílica sua, ab impiórum hóminum factióne percússus gládio, Martyr migrávit ad Christum. At Canterbury in England, the birthday of St. Thomas, bishop and martyr, who,…

Undécimo Kaléndas Januárii. Luna.

Undécimo Kaléndas Januárii.  Luna. The Twenty-Second Day of December. The Night of the Moon. Romæ, via Lavicána, inter duas Lauros, natális sanctórum trigínta Mártyrum, qui omnes una die, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, martyrio coronáti sunt. At Rome, on the Lavican Way, between the two laurels, the birthday of thirty holy martyrs who were all crowned with martyrdom…

Quartodécimo Kaléndas Januárii. Luna.

Quartodécimo Kaléndas Januárii.  Luna. The Ninteenth Day of December.  The Night of the Moon. In Mauritánia sancti Timóthei Diáconi, qui, ob Christi fidem, post diros cárceres, in ignem conjéctus, martyrium consummávit. In Morocco, St. Timothy, deacon, who after severe imprisonment for the sake of Christ was cast into the fire and achieved martyrdom. Alexandríæ beáti Nemésii…

Séptimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna.

The Twenty-Fifth Day of November At Alexandria, St. Catherine, virgin and martyr, in the time of Emperor Maximinus.  For the confession of the Christian faith she was cast into prison, endured a long scourging with whips set with metal, and finally ended her martyrdom by having her head cut off.  Her body was miraculously carried…