Assumption of the B.V.M.

08/15/2018

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The Dormition.

This day the Ark of the living God even the holy and living Ark, wherein once its own Maker had been held, is borne to its resting place in that Temple of the Lord which is not made with hands. Her ancestor David leapeth before it. And in...


Vigil of the Assumption

08/14/2018

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Collect.

O God, who didst vouchsafe to choose the Virgin womb of blessed Mary wherein to make thy dwelling-place: grant, we beseech thee; that we, being defended by her protection, may of thee be enabled to attain with gladness to her coming festival. Who...


Saint Eusebius

08/14/2018

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Confessor.  

Take notice, brethren, of the Commemoration of the Priest Eusebius, who was buried in the Cemetery of Saint Callistus on the Appian Way, with the inscription: To Eusebius the Man of God: and later a church dedicated under his invocation was...


Saints Hippolytus & Cassian

08/13/2018

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Martyrs.  

The soldier Hippolytus, according to the so-called Acts of the Martyr Lawrence, was the officer in charge of that Martyr during his imprisonment, and was baptized by him in prison,...