Prídie Nonas Septémbris. Luna


Prídie Nonas Septémbris. Luna . The Fourth Day of September. The Night of the Moon.

In monte Nebo, terræ Moab, sancti Móysis, legislatóris et Prophétæ.
On Mount Nebo, in the land of Moab, the holy lawgiver and prophet Moses.

Neápoli, in Campánia, natális sanctæ Cándidæ, quæ sancto Petro Apóstolo, ad eam urbem veniénti, prima occúrrit, atque, ab eo baptizáta, póstea sancto fine quiévit.
At Naples in Campania, the birthday of St. Candida, who was the first to meet St. Peter when he came to that city, and being baptized by him afterwards ended her holy life in peace.

Tréviris sancti Marcélli, Epíscopi et Mártyris.
At Treves, St. Marcellus, bishop and martyr.

Ancyræ, in Galátia, natális sanctórum trium puerórum Mártyrum, id est Rufíni, Silváni et Vitálici.
At Ancyra in Galatia, the birthday of three saintly boys, Rufinus, Silvanus, and Vitalicus, martyrs.
Eódem die sanctórum Mártyrum Magni, Casti et Máximi.
On the same day, the holy martyrs Magnus, Castus and Maximus.

Cabillóne, in Gálliis, sancti Marcélli Mártyris, qui, sub Antoníno Imperatóre, cum a Præside Prisco ad profánum convívium fuísset invitátus, et, hujúsmodi épulas éxsecrans, omnes qui áderant, cur idólis deservírent, líbera increpatióne corríperet, ab eódem Præside, inaudíto crudelitátis génere, cíngulo tenus defóssus est in terra; sicque, cum in Dei láudibus tríduo perseverásset, incontaminátum spíritum réddidit.
At Chalons in France, under Emperor Antoninus, St. Marcellus, martyr.  Being invited to a profane banquet by the governor Priscus, he scorned to partake of the meats that were served, and reproved with great freedom all persons present for worshipping idols.  For this, with unheard-of cruelty, the same governor had him buried alive up to the waist.  After persevering for three days in praising God, he yielded up his undefiled spirit.
Eódem die sanctórum Thamélis, ántea idolórum sacerdótis, et Sociórum Mártyrum, sub Hadriáno Imperatóre.
On the same day, St. Thamel, previously a pagan priest, and his companions, martyrs under Emperor Hadrian.
Item sanctórum Mártyrum Theódori, Océani, Ammiáni et Juliáni; qui sub Maximiáno Imperatóre, disséctis pédibus in ignem conjécti, martyrium consummárunt.
Also, the holy martyrs Theodore, Oceanus, Ammian, and Julian, who had their feet cut off, and completed their martyrdom by being thrown into the fire, in the time of Emperor Maximian.

Romæ sancti Bonifátii Primi, Papæ et Confessóris.
At Rome, St. Boniface I, pope and confessor.

Arímini sancti Maríni Diáconi.
At Rimini, St. Marinus, deacon.

Panórmi natális sanctæ Rosáliæ, Vírginis Panormitánæ, ex régio Cároli Magni sánguine ortæ; quæ, pro Christi amóre, patérnum principátum aulámque profúgit, et, in móntibus ac spelúncis solitária, cæléstem vitam duxit.
At Palermo, the birthday of St. Rosalia, virgin, a native of that city, born of the royal blood of Charlemagne.  For the love of Christ, she forsook the princely court of her father, and led a saintly life alone in mountains and caverns.

Vitérbii Translátio beátæ Rosæ Vírginis, ex tértio Ordine sancti Francísci, témpore Alexándri Papæ Quarti.
At Viterbo, the translation of St. Rose the Virgin, of the Third Order of St. Francis, during the pontificate of Pope Alexander IV.

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.
R.  Thanks be to God.

September IV.
SS. Marcellus and Valerian, Martyrs
The Translation of St. Cuthbert
St. Ida, Widow
St. Rosalia, Virgin
St. Rosa of Viterbo, Virgin
St. Ultan, Bishop in Ireland

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