Ante Diem XVIII Kal. Dec. AUC 2758/ AM 7514
Today is the Feast of St Josaphat, BM.
His biography from The Catholic Encyclopædia:
From Ted Hewitt's Group:
St. Lawrence O'Toole:
Tomorrow's Martyrology, for those who recite Prime:
On this day:
AD 1501, Arthur Tudor of England marries Katherine of Aragon. He died, with the marriage unconsumated. His brother, Henry VII, used this marriage as an excuse to revolt against the One, Holy, Roman,Catholic and Apostolic Church.
AD 1650 William III, Dutch William, destroyer of the «Antient Constitution of Church and State» (Dr Johnson) of England. Usurper of the Throne from the Legitimate King, James II & VII and protstant, born.
AD 1909 Senator Joseph McCarthy, patriot, born.
AD 1918, Republic of Czechoslovakia created with T.G. Masaryk as President
AD 1948 Charles, Prince of Wales, dimwitted adulterer and (rumoured secret Muslim) heir to the throne of the United Kingdom, born.
AD 1951, French paratroopers capture Hoa Binh, Vietnam, in an effort to save Indochina for Western Civilisation.