Sextodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna.


Sextodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Sixteenth Day of June. The Night of the Moon.


Mogúntiæ pássio sanctórum Auræi Epíscopi, et Justínæ soróris, ac ceterórum Mártyrum; qui, synáxim in Ecclésia agéntes, ab Hunnis, Germániam diripiéntibus, trucidáti sunt.

At Mainz, the passion of the Saints Aureus and Justina, his sister, and other martyrs who were massacred by the Huns, at that time devastating Germany, while they were in church at Mass.

Vesontióne, in Gálliis, sanctórum Mártyrum Ferreóli Presbyteri, et Ferruntiónis Diáconi, qui, a beáto Irenæo Epíscopo missi ad prædicándum verbum Dei, póstea, sub Cláudio Júdice, divérsis pœnis excruciáti, gládio feriúntur.

At Besançon in France, the holy martyrs Ferreol, a priest, and Ferruntion, a deacon, who were sent by the blessed bishop Irenæus to preach the word of God, and after being exposed to various torments under Judge Claudius, were put to the sword.

Tarsi, in Cilícia, sanctórum Mártyrum Quírici et Julíttæ matris, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre.  Ex eis Quíricus, triénnis puéllus, cum matrem, quæ ante Alexándrum Præsidem nervis diríssime cædebátur, implacábili luctu lugéret, ad gradus tribunális illísus intériit; Julítta vero, post dira vérbera et grávia torménta, martyrii sui cursum obtruncatióne cápitis implévit.

At Tarsus in Cilicia, in the reign of Emperor Diocletian, the holy martyrs Cyricus and Julitta, his mother.  Cyricus, a child of three years, seeing his mother cruelly scourged with whips in the presence of the governor Alexander, and crying bitterly, was killed by being dashed against the steps of the tribunal.  Julitta, after being subjected to severe lashings and grievous torments, closed the course of her martyrdom by beheading.

Amathúnte, in Cypro, sancti Tychónis Epíscopi, témpore Theodósii junióris.

At Amathus in Cyprus, St. Tychon, a bishop in the time of Theodosius the Younger.

The Cathedral of Saint-Trophime, Arles

Lugdúni, in Gállia, deposítio beáti Aureliáni, Epíscopi Arelaténsis.

At Lyons, the death of blessed Aurelian, bishop of Arles.

The Cathedral of Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, Nantes

Nannéte, in Británnia minóre, sancti Similiáni, Epíscopi et Confessóris.

At Nantes in Brittany, St. Similian, bishop and confessor.

Misnæ, in Germánia, sancti Bennónis Epíscopi.

At Meissen in Germany, St. Benno, bishop.

In monastério Aquiriénsi, in Brabántia, sanctæ Lutgárdis Vírginis.

In the monastery of Aywieres in Brabant, St. Lutgard, virgin.

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

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


June XVI.
SS. Quiricus or Cyr, and Julitta, Martyrs
St. John Francis Regis of the Society of Jesus, Confessor
SS. Ferreolus, or Fargeau, a Priest, and Ferrutius, a Deacon, Martyrs
St. Aurelian, Archbishop of Arles, Confessor

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