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Prid. Kal. Jan.

Tomorrow Monday in the Octave of Christmas, being the 31st day of December and the 13th day of the moon, the Church Militant calls to mind… At Rome, the birthday of Pope St. Silvester I, confessor, who baptized Emperor Constantine the Great, and confirmed the council of Nicaea. After performing many other holy deeds, he […]

Huw Richardson wroted this on December 30th, 2012

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A.D. III Kal. Jan

Tomorrow Sunday in the Octave of Christmas, being the 30th day of December and the 12th day of the moon, the Church Militant calls to mind… At Rome, the birthday of St. Felix I, pope and martyr, who governed the Church during the reign of Emperor Aurelian. His feast day is celebrated on the 30th […]

Huw Richardson wroted this on December 29th, 2012

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A.D. IV Kal. Jan

Tomorrow Saturday in the Octave of Christmas, being the 29th day of December and the 11th day of the moon, the Church Militant calls to mind… At Canterbury in England, the birthday of St. Thomas, bishop and martyr, who, for the defence of justice and ecclesiastical immunity, was struck with the sword in his own […]

Huw Richardson wroted this on December 28th, 2012

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A.D. V Kal. Jan

Tomorrow Friday in the Octave of Christmas, being the 28th day of December and the 10th day of the moon, the Church Militant calls to mind… In Bethlehem of Juda, the birthday of the Holy Innocents, who were slain for Christ by Herod the king. At Ancyra in Galatia, the holy martyrs Eutychius, priest, and […]

Huw Richardson wroted this on December 27th, 2012

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A.D. VI Kal. Jan

Tomorrow Thursday in the Octave of Christmas, being the 27th day of December and the 9th day of the moon, the Church Militant calls to mind… At Ephesus, the birthday of St. John, apostle and evangelist. After writing his gospel, and after enduring exile and writing the divine Apocalypse, he lived until the time of […]

Huw Richardson wroted this on December 26th, 2012

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A.D. VII Kal. Jan

Tomorrow Wednesday in the Octave of Christmas, being the 26th day of December and the 8th day of the moon, the Church Militant calls to mind… At Jerusalem, the birthday of St. Stephen, the first martyr, who was stoned to death by the Jews shortly after the Ascension of our Lord. At Rome, St. Marinus, […]

Huw Richardson wroted this on December 25th, 2012

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A.D. VIII Kal. Jan

Tomorrow being the 25th day of December and the 7th day of the moon, the Church Militant calls to mind… In the 5199th year of the creation of the world, from the time when in the beginning God created heaven and earth; from the flood, the 2957th year; from the birth of Abraham, the 2015th […]

Huw Richardson wroted this on December 24th, 2012

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A.D. IX Kal. Jan

Tomorrow, Monday after the 4th Sunday of Advent, being the 24th day of December and the 6th day of the moon, the Church Militant calls to mind… The Vigil of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ. At Spoleto, St. Gregory, priest and martyr. In the time of Emperors Diocletian and Maximian, he was first […]

Huw Richardson wroted this on December 23rd, 2012

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A.D. X Kal. Jan

Tomorrow, the 4th Sunday of Advent, being the 23rd day of December and the 5th day of the moon, the Church Militant calls to mind… At Rome, St. Victoria, virgin and martyr, during the persecution of Emperor Decius. She had been promised in marriage to a pagan named Eugene, but because she had refused to […]

Huw Richardson wroted this on December 22nd, 2012

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A.D. XI Kal. Jan

Tomorrow, Saturday in the Winter Embertide, being the 22nd day of December and the 4th day of the moon, the Church Militant calls to mind… At Rome, on the Lavican Way, between the two laurels, the birthday of thirty holy martyrs who were all crowned with martyrdom on the one day in the persecution of […]

Huw Richardson wroted this on December 21st, 2012

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