December 8, 2017
December 8 is the Feast Day of the Immaculate Conception.

December 4, 2017
Today (4 December) is the Feast of St. Barbara.

August 25, 2017
The First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea concluded on 25 August 325.

October 16, 2016
Poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, and cultural critic Oscar Wilde was born 16 October 1854 in Dublin, Ireland.

March 30, 2016
Santa Maria Antiqua Reopens

September 26, 2015
The feast of Saints Cosmas and Damian has been celebrated on 26 September since 1970 though the traditional Roman calendar honors the saints on 27 September, the anniversary of their death in 287 CE .

July 16, 2015
Saint Clare of Assisi was born on 16 July 1194 (d. 12 August 1253, canonized 1255) in Assisi.

March 25, 2015
March 25 marks the Feast of the Annunciation, commemorating Gabriel’s visit to Mary with the message that she would bear the Son of God.

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