Séptimo Idus Septémbris. Luna.


Séptimo Idus Septémbris. Luna . The Seventh Day of September.  The Night of the Moon.

Trecis, in Gállia, sancti Nemórii Diáconi, et Sociórum Mártyrum, quos Attila, Rex Hunnórum, interfécit.
At Troyes, St. Nemorius, deacon, and his companions, all martyrs, who were slain by Attila, king of the Huns.

Nicomedíæ natális beáti Joánnis Mártyris, qui, cum vidéret crudélia advérsus Christiános edícta in foro pendére, hinc fídei ardóre accénsus, injécta manu, illa detráxit atque discérpsit.  Cumque hoc relátum esset Diocletiáno et Maximiáno Augústis, in eádem urbe constitútis, ómnia suppliciórum génera in eum experíri jussérunt; quæ vir nobilíssimus tanta vultus ac spíritus alacritáte pértulit, ut ne tristis quidem pro his vidéri potúerit.
At Nicomedia, the birthday of the blessed martyr John, who upon seeing the cruel edicts against Christians, posted in the public square, and being inflamed with an ardent faith, reached out his hand, took them away and tore them up.  This was related to Emperors Diocletian and Maximian, then residing in the city, who gave orders that he should be subjected to many kinds of torments.  The noble champion bore them with such cheerfulness of spirit as not to shew on his countenance the least trace of pain or grief.

Cæsaréæ, in Cappadócia, sancti Eupsychii Mártyris, qui, sub Hadriáno Imperatóre, accusátus quod Christiánus esset, in cárcerem conjéctus est; et, paulo post inde emíssus, patrimónium statim véndidit, et prétium partim paupéribus, partim accusatóribus, tamquam benefactóribus, distríbuit.  Sed, íterum comprehénsus, atque, cum sacrificáre nollet idólis, sævíssime dilaniátus et gládio confóssus, sub Saprítio Júdice martyrium consummávit.
At Caesarea in Cappadocia, in the time of Emperor Adrian, St. Eupsychius, martyr, who was accused of professing Christianity and who was cast into prison.  Having been released shortly after, he immediately sold his inheritance, and distributed the price of it partly to his accusers, whom he regarded as his benefactors.  But being again arrested, under the judge Sapritius, he was tortured, pierced through with a sword, and thus completed his martyrdom.

Pompejópoli, in Cilícia, sancti Sozóntis Mártyris, qui, sub Maximiáno Imperatóre, in ignem injéctus, réddidit spíritum.
At Pompeiopolis in Cilicia, in the time of Emperor Maximian, St. Sozon, a martyr who was thrown into the fire and yielded up his spirit.

Aquiléjæ sancti Anastásii Mártyris.
At Aquileia, St. Anastasius, martyr.

Apud Aléxiam véterem, in território Augustodunénsi, sanctæ Regínæ, Vírginis et Mártyris; quæ, sub Procónsule Olybrio, cárceris et equúlei ac lampadárum afflícta supplíciis, demum, cápite damnáta, migrávit ad Sponsum.
In the diocese of Autun, under the proconsul Olybrius, St. Regina, virgin and martyr.  After having suffered imprisonment, the rack, and burning with torches, she was finally condemned to capital punishment, and so went to her spouse.

Aureliánis, in Gállia, deposítio sancti Evótii Epíscopi, qui, primo Románæ Ecclésiæ Subdiáconus, dehinc divíno múnere per colúmbam designátus est Póntifex præfátæ urbis.
At Orleans in France, the departure from this life of the holy bishop Evortius, who was first a subdeacon of the Roman Church, and afterwards, through a divine favour, was designated by a dove as bishop of that city.

In Gállia sancti Augustális, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
In France, St. Augustalis, bishop and confessor.

Cápuæ sancti Pámphili Epíscopi.
At Capua, St. Pamphilus, bishop.

In território Parisiénsi sancti Clodoáldi, Presbyteri et Confessóris.
In the territory of Paris, St. Cloud, priest and confessor.

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 VII.
St. Cloud, Confessor
St. Regina, or Reine, Virgin and Martyr
St. Evurtius, Bishop of Orleans, Confessor
St. Grimonia, or Germana, Virgin and Martyr
St. Madelberte, Virgin and Abbess
SS. Alchmund and Tilberht, Bishops and Confessors
St. Eunan, Bishop in Ireland

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