Tértio Idus Februárii. Luna.


Tértio Idus Februárii.  Luna. The Eleventh Day of February. The Night of the Moon.

Lapúrdi, in Gállia, Apparítio beátæ Maríæ Vírginis. At Lourdes in France, the apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Hadrianópoli, in Thrácia, sanctórum Mártyrum Lúcii Epíscopi, et Sociórum ejus, sub Constántio. Ipse Lúcius, ab Ariánis multa perpéssus, in vínculis martyrium consummávit; céteri vero nobilióres cívium, cum Ariános, in Sardicénsi Concílio tunc damnátos, recípere noluíssent, a Philágrio Cómite capitálem senténtiam excepérunt. At Adrianople, the holy martyrs Lucius, bishop, and his companions. Lucius suffered much from the Arians under Constantius, and completed his martyrdom in prison. The others, among the foremost citizens, refusing to communicate with the Arians, who were just condemned in the Council of Sardica, were sentenced to capital punishment by the count Philagrius. In Africa natális sanctórum Mártyrum Saturníni Presbyteri, Datívi, Felícis, Ampélii et Sociórum, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, cum ad Domínicum ex more celebrándum conveníssent, idcírco, a milítibus comprehénsi, sub Anolíno Procónsule passi sunt. In Africa, during the persecution of Diocletian, the birthday of the holy martyrs Saturninus, a priest, Davitus, Felix, Ampelius, and their companions. They had, as was their custom, assembled for Mass when they were seized by the soldiers and put to death, under the proconsul Anolinus. In Numídia commemorátio plurimórum sanctórum Mártyrum, qui, in eádem persecutióne comprehénsi sunt, et, cum juxta Imperatóris edíctum divínas Scriptúras trádere noluíssent, gravíssimis excruciáti sunt supplíciis, ac tandem occísi. In Numidia, in the same persecution, the commemoration of many holy martyrs, who, refusing after their apprehension to deliver the holy Scriptures in conformity with an imperial edict, were given over to most painful torments and slain. Romæ sancti Gregórii Papæ Secúndi, qui Leónis Isáurici impietáti acérrime réstitit, et sanctum Bonifátium ad prædicándum Evangélium in Germániam misit. At Rome, Pope St. Gregory II, who courageously withstood the impiety of Leo the Isaurian, and sent St. Boniface to preach the Gospel in Germany. Item Romæ sancti Paschális Papæ Primi, qui plúrima sanctórum Mártyrum córpora levávit e cryptis, éaque in divérsis Urbis Ecclésiis honorífice collocávit. Also at Rome, Pope St. Paschal I, who raised many bodies of the holy martyrs from their crypts, and buried them with honour in various churches in the city. Ravénnæ sancti Calóceri, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Ravenna, St. Calocerus, bishop and confessor. Medioláni sancti Lázari Epíscopi. At Milan, St. Lazarus, bishop. Cápuæ sancti Castrénsis Epíscopi. At Capua, St. Castrensis, bishop. In Castro Nantoniénsi, in Gállia, sancti Severíni, qui fuit Abbas monastérii Agaunénsis, suísque précibus cultórem Dei, Regem Clodovéum, a diútina infirmitáte liberávit. At Chateau Landon in France, St. Severin, abbot of the monastery of Agaune, by whose prayers the Christian king Clovis was delivered from a long sickness. In Ægypto sancti Jonæ Mónachi, virtútibus clari. In Egypt, St. Jonas, a monk, eminent for his virtues. Viénnæ, in Gállia, Translátio córporis sancti Desidérii, Epíscopi et Mártyris, ex território Lugdunénsi, in quo ipse olim passus fúerat décimo Kaléndas Júnii. At Vienne in France, the translation of the body of St. Desiderius, bishop and martyr, from the district of Lyons where he had died on the 23rd of May.

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 XI.
SS. Saturninus, Dativus, and Others, Martyrs of Africa
St. Severinus, Abbot of Agaunum
St. Theodora, Empress

ORCCE Ordo: Dominica V Post Epiphaniam ~ Semiduplex Dominica minor; Commemoratio: S. Apollonia virgin and martyr

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