2 February – Purification of the Blessed Virgin

Modern Mariology

Roman Martyrology

Sanctorale Catholicum

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger.

Character Calendar

Pictorial Lives of the Saints

Our Birthday Bouquet Culled from the Shrines of the Saints and the Gardens of the Poets by Eleanor C. Donnelly.

Pictorial Half Hours with the Saints by Auguste François Lecanu.

Goffine’s Devout Instructions on the Epistles and Gospels for the Sundays and Holydays

Gospel Text

Luke 2.22-38

Medieval Hagiography

The Golden Legend (and illustrations)

Art & Architecture

Ambrogio Lorenzetti’s Purification of the VirginSmarthistory, photo.

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts

Kornbluth Photography Historical Archive

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2016 Dillon, 2016 Plumb1, 2016 Plumb2.

Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts by Mrs. Jameson.

Sacred Symbols in Art by Elizabeth Edwards Goldsmith.

Music

Medieval Music Database

Devotions

Manna for the Soul: Meditations for Every Day of the Year by Paulo Segneri.

Meditations on the Life, the Teaching and the Passion of Jesus Christ for Every Day of the Ecclesiastical Year with an Appendix of Meditations for the Festivals of Various Saints by Augustin Maria Ilg.

The Church Seasons Historically and Poetically Illustrated by Alexander H. Grant.

Original, Short and Practical Sermons for Every Feast of the Ecclesiastical Year : Three Sermons for Every Feast by Francis Weninger.

Heortology: A History Of The Christian Festivals From Their Origin To The Present Day by Heinrich Kellner.

Readings for the Sundays and Holy Days of the Church’s Year (Bosworth, 1881).

The Way of Salvation: Meditations for Every Day of the Year by Saint Alphonsus Liguori – novena & feast day.

Meditations for the Use of the Secular Clergy by Pierre Chaignon (Benziger, 1907).

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