Sexto Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna.

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The Twenty-Sixth Day of November

At Fabriano in Piceno, St. Sylvester, abbot, founder of the Congregation of Sylvestrine monks. At Alexandria, the birthday of St. Peter, bishop of that city, graced with every virtue, who was beheaded by command of Galerius Maximian. There suffered also at Alexandria in the same persecution the holy martyrs Faustus, a priest, Didius, and Ammonius; likewise four bishops of Egypt, Phileas, Hesychius, Pachomius, and Theodore, with others numbering six hundred and sixty, whom the sword of persecution sent to heaven. In the village of Fracta, St. Bellinus, bishop of Padua and martyr.  The noble defender of the rights of the Church was cruelly attacked by assassins, inflicting many wounds upon him, and then slaying him. At Nicomedia, in the time of Constantius, St. Marcellus, a priest, who died a martyr by being hurled from a rock by the Arians. At Rome, St. Siricius, pope and confessor, celebrated for his learning, piety, and zeal for religion, who condemned various heretics and published salutary laws concerning ecclesiastical discipline. At Autun, St. Amator, bishop. At Constance in Germany, St. Conrad, bishop. At Rome, St. Leonard of Port Maurice, priest and confessor of the Order of Friars Minor.  He was remarkable for his zeal for souls and his holy expeditions throughout Italy.  He was canonized by Pope Pius IX, and Pope Pius XI chose and appointed him the heavenly patron of priests to the preaching of missions to the people. In the district of Rheims, the birthday of St. Basolus, confessor. At Adrianople in Paphlagonia, St. Stylianos, anchoret, renowned for miracles. In Armenia, St. Nicon, monk.

And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.
R. Thanks be to God.

Butler’s Lives of the Saints:
St. Peter, Bishop of Alexandria, Martyr
St. Nicon, Surnamed Metanoite, Confessor
St. Sylvester Gozzolini, Abbot of Osimo
St. Conrad, Bishop of Constance, Confessor

ORCCE Ordo: S. Petri Alexandrini Martyri ~ Simplex; Tempora: Feria Tertia infra Hebdomadam XXIV post Octavam Pentecostes V. Novembris: et in Anglia; Commemoratio infra octavam: S. Edmundi, Regis et Confessoris

Sexto Kaléndas Decémbris.  Luna.

Apud Fabriánum, in Picéno, beáti Silvéstri Abbátis, Institutóris Congregatiónis Monachórum Silvestrinórum. Alexandríæ natális sancti Petri, ejúsdem urbis Epíscopi et Mártyris; qui, cum esset ómnibus virtútibus exornátus, ibídem, Galérii Maximiáni præcépto, cápite obtruncátus est. Passi sunt étiam Alexandríæ, in eádem persecutióne, sancti Mártyres Faustus Présbyter, Dídius et Ammónius, itémque Epíscopi quátuor Ægyptii, idest Philéas, Hesychius, Pachómius et Theodórus, cum áliis sexcéntis sexagínta, quos persecutiónis gládius evéxit ad cælos. Apud villam cui nomen Fracta, in território Rhodigiénsi, sancti Bellíni, Epíscopi Patavíni et Mártyris; qui a sicáriis, cum esset Ecclésiæ júrium defénsor exímius, crudéliter impetítus ac multis illátis vulnéribus occísus est. Nicomedíæ sancti Marcélli Presbyteri, qui, Constántii témpore, ab Ariánis e rupe præcipitátus, Martyr occúbuit. Romæ sancti Sirícii, Papæ et Confessóris, doctrína, pietáte et religiónis zelo præclári, qui vários damnávit hæréticos, et disciplínam ecclesiásticam salubérrimis decrétis instaurávit. Augustodúni sancti Amatóris Epíscopi. Constántiæ, in Germánia, sancti Conrádi Epíscopi. Romæ sancti Leonárdi, a Portu Maurítio, Sacerdótis ex Ordine Minórum et Confessóris, zelo animárum et sacris per Itáliam expeditiónibus conspícui; quem Pius Nonus, Póntifex Máximus, in Sanctórum cánonem rétulit, ac Pius Papa Undécimus cæléstem Patrónum Sacerdótum qui ad sacras populáres Missiónes in regiónibus cathólicis ubíque terrárum incúmbunt, elégit et constítuit. In território Rheménsi natális sancti Básoli Confessóris. Hadrianópoli, in Paphlagónia, sancti Styliáni Anachorétæ, miráculis clari. In Arménia sancti Nicónis Mónachi.

Et álibi aliórum plurimórum sanctórum Mártyrum et Confessórum, atque sanctárum Vírginum.
R. Deo grátias.

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