Sentence Examples with the word Kalends

The celebrations are directly traceable to the pagan Saturnalia of ancient Rome, which in spite of the conversion of the Empire to Christianity, and of the denunciation of bishops and ecclesiastical councils, continued to be celebrated by the people on the Kalends of January with all their old licence.

They were formerly dated by kalends and from the era of the Incarnation, which begins on the 25th of March, but in 1908 Pius X.