Posted on December 31, 2007December 31, 2007 by ShadesSum novus ut pura puer ortus virgine Christus. Sic tibi sit foelix hic novus annus. homo. By the way, the Latin translates as: I am as new as Christ child born of a virgin pure, Mortal, may your new year be just as happy and sure. I don’t claim the former, but wish you the latter!