Prídie Nonas Februárii. Luna.


Prídie Nonas Februárii.  Luna. The Fourth Day of February.  The Night of the Moon.

Sancti Andréæ Corsíni, ex Ordine Carmelitárum, Epíscopi Fæsuláni et Confessóris; cujus dies natális ágitur octávo Idus Januárii. St. Andrew Corsini, Carmelite bishop of Fiesole, confessor, whose birthday is the 6th of January. Romæ sancti Eutychii Mártyris, qui illústre martyrium consummávit, ac sepúltus est in cœmetério Callísti; ejúsque sepúlcrum póstea sanctus Dámasus Papa vérsibus exornávit. At Rome, St. Eutychius, who endured a glorious martyrdom and was buried in the cemetery of Callistus. Pope St. Damasus wrote an epitaph in verse for his tomb. Thumi, in Ægypto, pássio beáti Philéæ, ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopi, et Philorómi, Tribúni mílitum; qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, cum a cognátis et amícis suadéri non possunt ut sibi párcerent, ambo, datis cervícibus, palmas a Dómino meruérunt. Cum ipsis innúmera étiam multitúdo fidélium ex eádem urbe, pastóris sui vestígia sequens, martyrio coronáta est. At Thumis in Egypt, in the persecution of Diocletian, the passion of blessed Philaeus, bishop of that city, and of Philoromus, military tribune, who rejected the exhortations of their relatives and friends to save themselves, offered themselves to death, and so merited immortal palms from God. With them was crowned with martyrdom a numberless multitude of the faithful of the same place, who followed the example of their pastor. Foro Semprónii sanctórum Mártyrum Aquilíni, Gémini, Gelásii, Magni et Donáti. At Fossombrone, the holy martyrs Aquilinus, Geminus, Gelasius, Magnus, and Donatus. In regno Maravénsi apud Indos Orientáles, sancti Joánnis de Britto, Sacerdótis e Societáte Jesu, qui cum multos infidéles ad fidem convertísset, glorióso martyrio coronátus est. In Marava Kingdom in India, St. John de Britto, priest of the Society of Jesus, who having converted many infidels to the faith, was gloriously crowned with martyrdom. Trecis, in Gállia, sancti Aventíni, Presbyteri et Confessóris. At Troyes in France, St. Aventin, priest and confessor. Pelúsii, in Ægypto, sancti Isidóri, Presbyteri et Mónachi, méritis et doctrína conspícui. At Pelusium in Egypt, St. Isidore, a monk renowned for merit and learning. Sempringhámiæ, in Anglia, sancti Gilbérti, Presbyteri et Confessóris; qui Ordinis Sempringhamiénsis fuit Institútor. At Sempringham in England, St. Gilbert, priest and confessor, who founded a religious order at Sempringham. In oppido Amatrícis, in Aprútio, deposítio sancti Joséphi a Leoníssa, Sacerdótis ex Ordine Minórum Capuccinórum et Confessóris; quem, ob fídei prædicatiónem a Mahumetánis dira perpéssum, labóribus apostólicis et miráculis clarum, Benedíctus Décimus quartus, Póntifex Máximus, in Sanctórum cánonem rétulit. In the town of Amatrice, in the diocese of Rieti, the death of St. Joseph of Leonissa, a Capuchin priest who suffered greatly from the Mohammedans. As he was celebrated for his apostolic labours and miracles, he was placed on the list of holy confessors by the Sovereign Pontiff, Benedict XIV. Bremæ Commemorátio sancti Rembérti, qui, sancti Anschárii discípulus, in ipsíus locum, hac die, óbitum magístri sui próxime subsequénti, olim Hamburgénsis simul ac Breménsis Epíscopus eléctus est. At Bremen, the commemoration of St. Rembert, who was a disciple of St. Ansgar, and on this day took his place as bishop of Hamburg and Bremen, the day after the death of his master. Bitúrcis, in Aquitánia, sanctæ Joánnæ de Valois, Gálliæ Regínæ, Ordinis sanctíssimæ Annuntiatiónis beátæ Maríæ Vírginis Fundatrícis, pietáte et singulári Crucis participatióne illústris, a Pio Papa Duodécimo Sanctárum fastis adscríptæ. At Bourges in Aquitaine, St. Jane de Valois, Queen of France, foundress of the Order of Sisters of the Annunciation of the blessed Virgin Mary, renowned for her piety and singular devotion to the Cross, whom Pope Pius XII added to the catalogue of saints.

Et álibi aliórum plurimórum sanctórum Mártyrum et Confessórum, atque sanctárum Vírginum. And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins. R. Deo grátias. R. Thanks be to God.

Butler’s Lives of the Saints:

February IV.
St. Andrew Corsini, Bishop and Confessor
St. Phileas, and St. Philoromus, Bishop of Thmuis, Martyrs
St. Gilbert, Abbot, Founder of the Gilbertins
St. Jean, Joan, or Joanna, of Valois, Queen of France
St. Isidore of Pelusium, Priest
St. Rembert, Archbishop of Bremen, Confessor
St. Modan, Abbot in Scotland, Confessor
St. Joseph of Leonissa, Confessor

ORCCE Ordo: Feria IV infra Hebdomadam IV post Epipihaniam ~ IV. classis

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