1 January – The Circumcision

On the late 12C Verdun Altar (see also) in the Abbey of Klosterneuburg, Christ’s circumcision is presented between that of Isaac and that of Samson. Luke 2.21 Acta Sanctorum The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger Heortology: A History Of The Christian Festivals From Their Origin To The Present Day by Heinrich Kellner (Paul, Trench, Trübner,Continue reading “1 January – The Circumcision”

25 December – Christmas Day

The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger Heortology: A History Of The Christian Festivals From Their Origin To The Present Day by Heinrich Kellner (Paul, Trench, Trübner, 1908). Sermons Homily by Aelfric Homilies Of Feasts And Sundays By Catholic Church Fathers by D. G. Hubert (Washbourne, 1901). Explanation of the Epistles and Gospels for the Sundays,Continue reading “25 December – Christmas Day”

24 December – Christmas Eve

The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger, also Sermons Explanation of the Epistles and Gospels for the Sundays, holydays and festivals throughout the ecclesiastical year, to which are added the lives of many saints by Leonard Goffiné (Pustet, 1880). Goffine’s Devout Instructions on the Epistles and Gospels for the Sundays and Holydays (Benziger, 1896). Meditations MeditationsContinue reading “24 December – Christmas Eve”

27 November – Saint James Intercisus

Modern Hagiography 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. Victories of the Martyrs by Saint Alphonsus Liguori. Medieval Hagiography BHL, Supplement The Golden Legend (and illustrations) Art & Architecture Menologion of Basil II Medieval Religion Listserv –Continue reading “27 November – Saint James Intercisus”

27 November – Saint Maximus

Modern Hagiography Roman Martyrology Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler. Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould. 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.Continue reading “27 November – Saint Maximus”

27 November – Saint Virgilius of Salzburg

Modern Hagiography 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. Medieval Hagiography BHL, Supplement Art & Architecture Warburg Institute Iconographic Database The Saints in Art by Joseph Maria von Radowitz. Emblems of Saints by Which They Are DistinguishedContinue reading “27 November – Saint Virgilius of Salzburg”