Author Archives: Sensus Fidelium

December 4—ST. BARBARA, Virgin, Martyr

  December 4.—ST. BARBARA, Virgin, Martyr. ST. BARBARA was brought up a heathen. A tyrannical father, Dioscorus, had kept her jealously secluded in a lonely tower which he had built for the purpose. Here in her forced solitude, she gave herself to prayer and study, and contrived to receive instruction and Baptism by stealth from […]

December 4 — St. Peter Chrysologus

Introit Eccli 15:5. In médio Ecclésiæ apéruit os eius: et implévit eum Dóminus spíritu sapiéntiæ et intelléctus: stolam glóriæ índuit eum Ps 91:2. Bonum est confitéri Dómino: et psállere nómini tuo, Altíssime. In the midst of the assembly he opened his mouth; and the Lord filled him with the spirit of wisdom and understanding; He […]

December 2—ST. BIBIANA, Virgin, Martyr

Introit Ps 118:95-96 Me exspectavérunt peccatóres, ut pérderent me: testimónia tua, Dómine, intelléxi: omnis consummatiónis vidi finem: latum mandátum tuum nimis. Ps 118:1 Beáti immaculáti in via: qui ámbulant in lege Dómini. V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, et Spirítui Sancto. R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculórum. Amen Sinners […]

December 1 —ST. ELIGIUS

Introit Ier 29:11; 29:12; 29:14 Dicit Dóminus: Ego cógito cogitatiónes pacis, et non afflictiónis: invocábitis me, et ego exáudiam vos: et redúcam captivitátem vestram de cunctis locis. The Lord says: “I think thoughts of peace, and not of affliction. You shall call upon Me, and I will hear you; and I will bring back your […]

November 30—St. Andrew, Apostle

Introitus Ps 138:17 Mihi autem nimis honoráti sunt amíci tui, Deus: nimis confortátus est principatus eórum. Ps 138:1-2 Dómine, probásti me et cognovísti me: tu cognovísti sessiónem meam et resurrectiónem meam. V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, et Spirítui Sancto. R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculórum. Amen Mihi autem […]

November 29—St. Saturninus, Martyr

Introitus Ier 29:11; 29:12; 29:14 Dicit Dóminus: Ego cógito cogitatiónes pacis, et non afflictiónis: invocábitis me, et ego exáudiam vos: et redúcam captivitátem vestram de cunctis locis. The Lord says: “I think thoughts of peace, and not of affliction. You shall call upon Me, and I will hear you; and I will bring back your […]