Epiphany Proclamation a. D. 2017

NOVÉRITIS, fratres caríssimi, quod annuénte Dei misericórdia, sicut de Nativitáte Dómini nostri Jesu Christi gravísi sumus, ita et de Resurrectióne ejúsdem Salvatóris nostri gáudium vobis annuntiámus. Die duodécima Februárii erit Domínica in Septuagésima. Prima Mártii dies Cínerum, et initium jejúnii sacratíssimæ Quadragésimæ. Sexta décima Aprílis sanctum Pascha Dómini nostri Jesu Christi cum gáudio celebrábitis. Quinta […]

Epiphany Proclamation a. D. 2016

NOVÉRITIS, fratres caríssimi, quod annuénte Dei misericórdia, sicut de Nativitáte Dómini nostri Jesu Christi gravísi sumus, ita et de Resurrectióne ejúsdem Salvatóris nostri gáudium vobis annuntiámus. Die vigésima quarta Januárii erit Domínica in Septuagésima. Décima Februárii dies Cínerum, et initium jejúnii sacratíssimæ Quadra- gésimæ. Vigésima séptima Mártii sanctum Pascha Dómini nostri Jesu Christi cum gáudio […]

Who Can Bear the Thought of That Advent?

See where I am sending an angel of mine, to make the way ready for my coming! All at once the Lord will visit his temple; that Lord, so longed for, welcome herald of a divine covenant. Ay, says the Lord of hosts, he is coming; but who can bear the thought of that advent? Who […]

Neither Was Any Like Thee

December 23: The Expectation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Eighth Antiphon (according to the Sarum Use / Book of Common Prayer) O Virgo virginum, quomodo fiet istud? quia nec primam similem visa es, nec habere sequentem. Filiae Jerusalem, quid me admiramini? Divinum est mysterium hoc quod cernitis. O Virgin of virgins, how shall this be? […]

Vigilate

Quod autem vobis dico, omnibus dico: Vigilate. And what I say to you, I say to all, Watch. — St. Mark xiii. 37.