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1 July: St. Aaron, brother of Moses

Some people may not realize that many great figures of the Old Testament are considered saints and are listed in the Roman Martyrology.
1 July, is the feast of St. Aaron, the brother of Moses (also a saint).
Here is his entry … Continue reading

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Most Holy Name

In the Roman Martyrology for today, we find this entry:
Sanctissimi Nominis Iesu, in quo solo omne flectatur genu, caelistium, terrestrium et infernorum, ad gloriam divinae maiestatis.
Some of you Latinists should have a crack at this.

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QUAERITUR: Mass texts for St. Elijah, Old Testament Prophet

Many of the great figures of the Old Testament are considered saints and have a day in the Roman liturgical book called the Roman Martyrology. I post about them on occasion.
A reader sent this:
The feast day of St. Elijah is … Continue reading

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13 July: St. Ezra, Old Testament Prophet

Some of you may not know that Holy Church considers many Old Testament figures to be saints.  You can find them commemorated in the pages of the Martyrologium Romanum.  Today, for example, we have…

2. Commemoratio santi Esdrae, sacerdotis et scribae, … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Incredible Hulks

Today in the 2005 Martyrologium Romanum there is the following entry:
11*. Ad ancoram in salo ante portum Rupifortii in Gallia, beati Antonii Constantis Auriel, presbyteri et martyris, qui, vicarius paroecialis Cadurcensis, temporibus gallicae perturbationis propter sacerdotium in squalida navi inclusus, … Continue reading

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Of Monnica and Martyrs

Today in the older, venerable, traditional Roman calendar, is the feast of St. Monica, widow and mother of St. Augustine of Hippo.  In the post-Conciliar calendar her feast was transferred to the end of August.  Monnica, is a spelling that … Continue reading

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