Sextodécimo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna.

Sextodécimo Kaléndas Mártii.  Luna. The Fourteenth Day of February. The Night of the Moon. Romæ, via Flamínia, natális sancti Valentíni, Presbyteri et Mártyris, qui, post multa sanitátum et doctrínæ insígnia, fústibus cæsus et decollátus est, sub Cláudio Cǽsare. At Rome, on the Flaminian Way, in the time of Emperor Claudius, the birthday of St. Valentine, priest…

Super omnia caritas: a pastoral epistle for Lent 2018

Carissime in Christo “Above all charity[1]” summarises the apostolic exhortations of the New Testament epistle writers and indeed the crux of our Catholic faith. The sacrificial love of God made manifest in Christ for us is the raison d’etre of the Church, to proclaim and teach it is the Divine Commission but more than this, it…