To err is human…

Wifi or some other technical glitch prevented the Mass broadcast from working properly today, but as the VIIth day in the Octave of the Epiphany is the last today to reflect particularly upon the role, witness and nature of the Magi (tomorrow’s liturgy focussing on Our Lord’s Baptism) below is a precis of the homily…

Prídie Idus Januárii. Luna.

Prídie Idus Januárii.  Luna. The Twelfth Day of January. The Night of the Moon. Romæ sanctæ Tatiánæ Mártyris, quæ, sub Alexándro Imperatóre, uncis atque pectínibus laniáta, béstiis expósita et in ignem missa, sed nil læsa, demum, gládio percússa, migrávit in cælum. At Rome, in the time of Emperor Alexander, St. Tatiana, martyr, who had her flesh…