Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Christmas Day, A.D. 2013



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The Christmas Kalend or Proclamation

In the year 5199 from the creation of the world, from the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth; 2,957 years from the flood; 2,015 years from the birth of Abraham; 1,510 years from Moses and the Exodus of Israel from Egypt; 1,031 years from the anointment of David as king; in the 65th week of Daniel's prophecy; in the 194th Olympiad; in the year 752 of the foundation of Rome; in the year 42 of the reign of Octavius Augustus; the whole world being at peace; in the sixth age of the world: Jesus Christ, eternal God and eternal Son of the Father; wishing to consecrate the world through his most merciful Advent, having being conceived of the Holy Spirit, and having passed 9 months from his conception, He was born, He was made Man, from the Virgin Mary, in Bethlehem of Judah.

We wish you all a happy and blessed Christmas Day!