Tértio Nonas Novémbris. Luna


Tértio Nonas Novémbris. Luna . The Third Day of November. The Night of the Moon. 

In ipsa die Commemorationis omnium Fidelium Defunctorum, antequam legantur Nonæ:
On the day on which is kept the Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed, before the announcement of the day of the month, is read the following:
Hac die Commemorátio ómnium Fidélium Defunctórum; in qua commúnis pia Mater Ecclésia, postquam univérsos fílios suos jam in cælo lætántes cóngruis stúduit celebráre præcóniis, mox et omnes adhuc in Purgatório geméntes válidis apud Dóminum et Sponsum Christum sátagit suffrágiis adjuváre, ut quam cítius váleant ad societátem supernórum cívium perveníre.
On this day, the Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed, on which day Holy Church, their common Mother, after due diligence to celebrate with fitting praise all her children who now rejoice in heaven, doth strive also to assist by her prayers all them that suffer still in Purgatory, which are of avail before Christ, her Lord and Spouse, in order that as speedily as possible they may join the society of the citizens on high.
Postea dicitur: Tértio Nonas Novémbris, Luna., et continuatur Lectio usque ad finem, more solito.
After which is read: The Third Day of November, the . Night of the Moon, and the rest in the usual manner.

If the second day of November should occur on a Sunday so that the Feast of All Souls is transferred to the Monday, the reading of the Martyrology today should commence with the announcement of the transferred Feast as follows:
Commemorátio ómnium Fidélium Defunctórum.
The Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed.

Medioláni natália sancti Cároli Borromæi Cardinális, Epíscopi Mediolanénsis et Confessóris, quem, sanctitáte conspícuum et miráculis clarum, Paulus Papa Quintus in Sanctórum númerum rétulit.  Ipsíus tamen festívitas sequénti die celebrátur.
At Milan, St. Charles Borromeo, cardinal, bishop of that city, and confessor, who was ranked among the saints by Paul V for the holiness of his life and for his renown for miracles.  His feast is observed on the following day.

Eódem die natális quoque sancti Quarti, Apostolórum discípuli.
On the same day, the birthday of St. Quartus, a disciple of the apostles.

Vitérbii sanctórum Mártyrum Valentíni Presbyteri, et Hilárii Diáconi, qui, in persecutióne Maximiáni, ob Christi fidem, cum saxi póndere in Tíberim præcipitáti et inde ab Angelo divínitus erépti, demum, abscíssis cervícibus, corónam martyrii percepérunt.
At Viterbo, during the persecution of Maximian, the holy martyrs Valentine, a priest, and Hilary, a deacon.  For their attachment to the faith of Christ, they were tied to a stone and cast into the Tiber, but being miraculously delivered by an angel, they were beheaded, and thus crowned with the glory of martyrdom.

Cæsaréæ, in Cappadócia, sanctórum Mártyrum Germáni, Theóphili, Cæsárii et Vitális; qui, in persecutióne Deciána, óptime duxérunt martyrium.
At Caesarea in Cappadocia, the holy martyrs Germanus, Theophilus, Caesarius, and Vitalis, who nobly endured martyrdom in the Decian persecution.

Cæsaraugústæ, in Hispánia, sanctórum innumerabílium Mártyrum, qui, sub Hispaniárum Præside Daciáno, mirabíliter occubuérunt pro Christo.
At Saragossa in Spain, the countless holy martyrs who lay down their lives with admirable fervour for the faith of Christ under Dacian, governor of Spain.

In Anglia sanctæ Wenefrídæ, Vírginis et Mártyris.
In England, St. Winifred, virgin and martyr.

In monastério Clarævallénsi, in Gállia, deposítio sancti Malachíæ, Connerthénsis in Hibérnia Epíscopi, qui multis virtútibus suo témpore cláruit; cujus vitam sanctum Bernárdus Abbas conscrípsit.
In the monastery of Clairvaux in France, the death of St. Malachy, bishop of Armagh in Ireland, who won renown in his own days for his many virtues, and whose life was written by St. Bernard the Abbot.

Eódem die sancti Hubérti, Tungrénsis Epíscopi.
On the same day, St. Hubert, bishop of Tongres.

Viénnæ, in Gállia, sancti Domni, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
At Vienne in France, St. Domnus, bishop and confessor.

Item deposítio sancti Pirmíni, Meldénsis Epíscopi.
Also, the death of St. Pirmin, bishop of Meaux.

Urgéllæ, in Hispánia Tarraconénsi, sancti Hermengáudii Epíscopi.
At Urgel in Spain, Bishop St. Hermengaud.

Romæ sanctæ Sílviæ, matris sancti Gregórii Papæ.
At Rome, St. Sylvia, mother of Pope 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.

November III.
St. Malachy, Archbishop of Ardmach or Armagh, Confessor in Ireland
St. Hubert, Bishop of Liege, Confessor
St. Wenefride, Virgin and Martyr
St. Papoul, or Papulus, Priest and Martyr
St. Flour, Bishop and Confessor
St. Rumwald, Confessor

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