Undécimo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna


Undécimo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna. The Nineteenth Day of February. The Night of the Moon. 

Romæ natális sancti Gabíni, Presbyteri et Mártyris, qui fuit frater beáti Caji Papæ, atque, a Diocletiáno diu in custódia vínculis afflíctus, pretiósa morte sibi cæli gáudia comparávit. At Rome, the birthday of St. Gavinus, priest and martyr, brother of blessed Pope Caius. After being chained in prison for a long time by Diocletian, he obtained the joys of heaven by his esteemed death.
In Africa sanctórum Mártyrum Públii, Juliáni, Marcélli et aliórum. In Africa, the holy martyrs Publius, Julian, Marcellus, and others.
In Palæstína commemorátio sanctórum Monachórum, et aliórum Mártyrum, qui a Saracénis, sub Duce Alamúndaro, ob Christi fidem, sævíssime cæsi sunt. In Palestine, the commemoration of the holy monks and other martyrs who were barbarously massacred for the faith of Christ by the Saracens, under their leader Almondhar.
Neápoli, in Campánia, sancti Quod-vult-Deus, Carthaginénsis Epíscopi, qui, una cum Clero, a Rege Ariáno Genseríco in fractas et absque remígiis ac velis naves impósitus, præter spem Neápolim áppulit, ibíque, in exsílio pósitus, Conféssor occúbuit. At Naples in Campania, St. Quodvultdeus, bishop of Carthage. The Arian king Genseric placed him together with his clergy into boats which were broken and without oars and sails, but they unexpectedly reached Naples. He died in exile as a confessor.
Hierosólymis sancti Zambdæ Epíscopi. At Jerusalem, St. Zambdas, bishop.
Solis, in Cypro, sancti Auxíbii Epíscopi. At Soli in Cyprus, St. Auxibius, bishop.

Apud Benevéntum sancti Barbáti Epíscopi, qui, sanctitáte célebris, Longobárdos et eórum Ducem convértit ad Christum. At Benevento, St. Barbatus, a bishop illustrious for sanctity, who converted the Lombards and their chief to the faith of Christ.

Medioláni sancti Mansuéti, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Milan, St. Mansuetus, bishop 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.

February XIX.
St. Barbatus, or Barbas, Bishop of Benevento, Confessor

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