8 September – The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Modern Mariology

Roman Martyrology

Sanctorale Catholicum

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger.

Character Calendar 

Pictorial Lives of the Saints 

La vie des 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.

Our Lady’s Feasts by Sister Mary Jean Dorcy.

Sermons for Children’s Masses, According to the Sundays and Principal Festivals of the Year by Raphael Frassinetti.

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

Medieval Mariology

Protoevangelium of James 

The Golden Legend (and illustrations)

Art & Architecture

Menologion of Basil II (about)

12C MS 

1306, Giotto, Scrovegni Chapel, Padua 

1359, Orcagna, Orsanmichele 

1365, Giovanni da Milano, Rinuccini Chapel, Santa Croce, Florence 

1400, Dalmatian 

1433, Michele Gambono, Mascoli Chapel, San Marco, Venice 

1434, Fra Angelico 

1435, Paolo Uccello, Duomo, Prato 

1440, Master of the Osservanza 

1440s, Giovanni Francesco da Rimini 

15C, Jacopo Bellini 

1467, Fra Carnevale 

1490, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Capella Tornabuoni, Santa Maria Novella, Florence 

15C, Albrecht Altdorfer 

1514, Andrea del Sarto, Church of Santissima Annunzianta in Florence 

1517, Baccio Bandinelli, Santa Casa, Loreto 

1520, Follower of John Rambouts 

1524, Lorenzo Lotto, San Michele al Pozzo Bianco, Bergamo 

1611, Guido Reni, Cappella dell’Annunziata, Palazzo del Quirinale, Rome 

1/4 16C, Carlo Saraceni 

1645, Le Nain Brothers, Notre Dame de Paris 

1660, Murillo 

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database 

A Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts 

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2016 Dillon.

Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts by Mrs. Jameson (Houghton Mifflin, 1897).

Sacred Symbols in Art by Elizabeth Edwards Goldsmith.


Medieval Music Database 


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

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

Meditations for the Use of the Secular Clergy by Pierre Chaignon.

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

Meditations for All the Days of the Year by M. Hamon.

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.

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