544 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
SCS Sanctus ("Saint")
s.d. sine data (undated book)
S.D. Servus Dei (Servant of God)
SD. Sedit ("He sat")
S.D.S. Societas Divini Salvatoris ("Society of the Divine Saviour")
S.D.V. Societas Divini Verbi (Fathers of the Divine Word)
Semid. Semiduplex ("Semi" double feast—Breviary)
Septuag Septuagesima ("Seventieth day" before Easter; always a Sunday—Breviary)
Sexag. Sexagesima ("Sixtieth day" before Easter—Breviary)
S.I.D. Spiritus In Deo ("Spirit [rests] in God")
Sig. Sigillum ("Seal")
Simpl. Simplex ("Simple" feast—Breviary)
Sine Com. Sine Commemoratione ("Without commemoration" of other feast, or feasts—Breviary)
S.J. Societas Jesu ("Society of Jesus", i.e. the Jesuits)
S.J.C. Canonici Regulares Sancti Joannis Cantii (Canons Regular of Saint John Cantius)
s.l. sine loco ("without indication of place of printing")
s.l.n.d. sine loco nec data ("without indication of place and date of printing")
S.M. Sanctae Memoriae ("Of Holy Memory")
S.M. Societas Mariae (Marists)
Snia. Sententia ("Opinion")
Sntae., Stae. Sanctae ("Holy", or, "Saints" feminine)
Soc. Socius, Socii ("Companion", "Companions" Breviary)
S. Off. Sanctum Officium (Congregation of the Holy Office, Inquisition)
S.P. Sanctissime Pater ("Most Holy Father")
S.P. Summus Pontifex ("Supreme Pontiff", Pope)
S.P. Sepultus ("Buried"), or Sepulchrum ("Sepulchre")
S.P.A. Sacrum Palatium Apostolicum ("Sacred Apostolic Palace", Vatican, Quirinal)
Spealer. Specialiter ("Specially")
S.P.M. Societas Patrum Misericordiae (Fathers of Mercy)
S.P., S. Petr. Sanctus Petrus ("St. Peter")
Spualibus Spiritualibus ("In spiritual matters")
Sr. Sister
S.R.C. Sacra Rituum Congregatio ("Sacred Congregation of Rites")
S.R.E. Sancta Romana Ecclesia, Sanctae Romanae Ecclesia ("Most Holy Roman Church"; or, "of the Most Holy Roman Church")
SS. Scriptores ("Writers")
SS. Sanctorum (Of the Saints)
SSA. Subscripta ("Subscribed")
S., Sacr. Sacrum ("Sacred")
S.S.C. Columban Fathers (Missionary Society of St Columban)
SS.D.N. Sanctissimus Dominus Noster ("Our Most Holy Lord [Jesus Christ]", also a title of the Pope)
S., SS. Sanctus, Sancti ("Saint", "Saints")
S.S.S. Societas Sanctissimi Sacramenti (Fathers of the Blessed Sacrament)
S.T.B. Sacrae Theologiae Baccalaureus ("Bachelor of Sacred Theology")
S.T.D. Sacrae Theologiae Doctor ("Doctor of Sacred Theology")
S.T.L. Sacrae Theologiae Licentiatus ("Licentiate of Sacred Theology")
S.T.P. Sanctae Theologiae Professor ("Professor of Sacred Theology")
Suffr. Suffragia ("Suffrages" i.e. prayers of the saints; Breviary)
Supplioni. Supplicationibus ("Supplication" dat. or abl. case)
S.V. Sanctitas Vestra ("Your Holiness")
S.V. Sacra Virgo ("Holy Virgin")