Nono Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna


Nono Kaléndas Novémbris.  Luna. The Twenty-Fourth Day of October. The Night of the Moon.

Festum sancti Raphaélis Archángeli, cujus dígnitas ac benefícia in sacro Tobíæ libro celebrántur.
AtThe Feast of St. Raphael the Archangel, whose dignity and benefits to mankind are set forth in the holy book of Tobias.

Venúsiæ, in Apúlia, natális sanctórum Mártyrum Felícis, Epíscopi Africáni; Audácti et Januárii, Presbyterórum; Fortunáti et Séptimi, Lectórum.  Hi omnes, témpore Diocletiáni, a Magdelliáno Procuratóre multis diu vínculis et carcéribus in Africa et Sicília maceráti sunt, et, cum Felix sacros Libros juxta ipsíus Imperatóris edíctum trádere nullátenus voluísset, gládii tandem occisióne consummáti sunt.
At Venosa in Apulia, the birthday of the holy martyrs Felix, an African bishop, Audactus and Januarius, priests, and the lectors Fortunatus and Septimus.  In the time of Diocletian, under the governor Magdellian, they were loaded with fetters and imprisoned for a long time in Africa and Sicily.  Because Felix refused to deliver the sacred books, they were at last slain with the sword.

Tungris, in Bélgio, sancti Evergísli, Epíscopi Coloniénsis et Mártyris; qui, ob pastorális offícii curam illuc proféctus, ibídem, dum nocte solus ad monastérium sanctíssimæ Genitrícis Dei Maríæ oratúrus pérgeret, a latrónibus sagítta percússus occúbuit.
At Tongres in Belgium, St. Evergislus, bishop of Cologne and martyr.  Because of his duties in the pastoral office he journeyed there, and on the way stopped to pray alone at the monastery of the Blessed Virgin Mary where he was killed by robbers who struck him with an arrow.

In civitáte Nagran, apud Homerítas, in Arábia, pássio sanctórum Arétæ, et Sociórum ejus trecentórum et quadragínta, témpore Justíni Imperatóris, sub Dúnaan, Judæo tyránno.  Post eos Christiána múlier incéndio trádita est; cujus fílius annórum quinque, cum Christum balbutiéndo confiterétur, nec blandítiis nec minis retinéri posset, in ignem ubi mater ardébat, se præcípitem dedit.
In the city of Nagran in Arabia Felix, the passion of St. Aretas and his companions, to the number of three hundred and forty, in the time of Emperor Justin, under the Jewish tyrant Dunaan.  After them, a Christian woman was burned alive, whose five-year-old son confessed Christ in a lisping voice and could not be prevented by caresses or threats from rushing into the fire in which his mother was burning

Constantinópoli sancti Procli Epíscopi.
At Constantinople, St. Proclus, bishop.

In ínsula Sargiénsi sancti Maglórii Epíscopi, qui ibídem, dimísso Episcopáli offício, quod erga sparsos in Armórica Británnos per triénnium exercúerat, monastérium constrúxit, in quo sancte réliquum vitæ tempus exégit; cujus corpus Lutétiam Parisiórum póstea translátum fuit.
On the island of Jersey, St. Maglorius, bishop, who laid down the Episcopal office after exercising it for three years towards a few scattered people in Brittany.  He built a monastery on that island, and there spent the remainder of his life in holy conversation.  His body was later translated to Paris.

In monastério Montis Frígidi, diœcésis Carcassonénsis, in Gállia, sancti Antónii Maríæ Claret, olim Archiepíscopi Cubáni, Fundatóris Missionariórum Filiórum Immaculáti Cordis beátæ Maríæ Vírginis, animárum zelo et mansuetúdine præclári; quem Pius Duodécimus, Póntifex Máximus, Sanctórum fastis adscrípsit.
In the monastery of Fontfroide in the diocese of Carcassonne in France, St. Anthony Mary Claret, formerly Archbishop of Cuba, and founder of the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  He was renowned for his meekness and zeal for souls, and was canonized by the Supreme Pontiff, Pius XII.

In monastério Duríni, in Gállia, sancti Martíni, Diáconi et Abbátis, cujus corpus inde ad Vertávum monastérium delátum est.
In the monastery of Durin in France, St. Martin, abbot and deacon.  His body was translated to the monastery of Vertou.

n Campánia sancti Marci Solitárii, cujus præclára ópera sanctus Gregórius Papa descrípsit.
In Campania, St. Mark, a solitary, whose noble accomplishments have been recorded by St. Gregory.

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.

October XXIV.
St. Proclus, Archbishop of Constantinople, Confessor
St. Felix, Bishop and Martyr
St. Magloire, Bishop and Confessor

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