Ante Diem III Id. Feb. AUC 2758/AM 7514
Today is the Feast of the Apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Immaculate at Lourdes. An article on the Apparition and Shrine from The Catholic Encyclopædia.
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AD 641, Heraclius, Emperor Rome, 610-641, dies. (R+I+P)
AD 731, His Holiness, Pope St Gregory II, dies. St Gregory pray for us.
AD 824, His Holiness, Pope St Paschal I, dies. St Paschal, pray for us.
AD 1465 Her Grace, Elizabeth of York, Consort of His Grace, Henry VII, King of England and Lord of Ireland, born.
AD 1503, Her Grace, Elizabeth of York, Consort of His Grace, Henry VII, King of England and Lord of Ireland,dies on her 38th birthday. (R+I+P)
AD 1531, Henry VIII blasphemously declared «supreme head of the Church in England».
AD 1535, His Holiness, Pope Gregory XIV, reigned 1590-91, born.
AD 1554, Lady Jane Grey, heretic and usurper, beheaded after 9 day «Reign». Pray for her soul.
AD 1810, In a vain attempt to establish legitimacy, the Revolutionary usurper, Napoleon marries Her Imperial Highness, the Archduchess Marie-Louise of Austria.
AD 1858, The Blessed Virgin appears to Ste Bernardette.
AD 1906, Pope Pius X publishes his Encyclical Vehementer nos, On The French Law of Separation.