Nono Kaléndas Aprílis. Luna.


Nono Kaléndas Aprílis. Luna. The Twenty-Fourth Day of March. The Night of the Moon. 

Festum sancti Gabriélis Archángeli, qui ad annuntiándum Incarnatiónis divíni Verbi mystérium a Deo missus est. The Feast of St. Gabriel Archangel, who was sent by God to announce the Incarnation of the Divine Word.
Romæ sancti Epigménii Presbyteri, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, sub Túrpio Júdice, gládio cæsus, martyrium consummávit. At Rome, the priest St. Epigmenius, who completed his martyrdom by the sword in the persecution of Diocletian, under the judge Turpius.
Ibídem pássio beáti Pigménii Presbyteri, qui, sub Juliáno Apóstata, pro fide Christi, præcipitátus in Tíberim, necátus est. Also at Rome, in the time of Julian the Apostate, the passion of blessed Pigmenius, a priest, who was killed for the faith of Christ by being drowned in the Tiber.
Item Romæ sanctórum Mártyrum Marci et Timóthei, qui martyrio coronáti sunt sub Antoníno Imperatóre. At Rome, the holy martyrs Mark and Timothy, who were crowned with martyrdom under Emperor Antoninus.
Cæsaréæ, in Palæstína, natális sanctórum Mártyrum Timolái, Dionysii, Páusidis, Rómuli, Alexándri, altérius Alexándri, Agápii et altérius Dionysii; qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, sub Urbáno Præside, secúris ictu percússi, vitæ corónas meruérunt. At Caesarea in Palestine, the birthday of the holy martyrs Timolaus, Denis, Pausides, Romulus, Alexander, another Alexander, Agapius, and another Denis. They merited the crown of life by being beheaded in the persecution of Diocletian under the governor Urban.
In Mauritánia item natális sanctórum fratrum Rómuli et Secúndi, qui pro Christi fide passi sunt. In Morocco, the birthday of the saintly brothers Romulus and Secundus, who suffered for the faith of Christ.

Tridénti pássio sancti Simeónis púeri, a Judǽis sævíssime trucidáti, qui multis póstea miráculis coruscávit. At Trent, the martyrdom of the boy St. Simon, who was barbarously murdered by the Jews, but who was afterwards glorified by many miracles.
Synnadæ, in Phrygia, sancti Agapíti Epíscopi. At Synnadas in Phrygia, Bishop St. Agapitus.
Bríxiæ sancti Latíni Epíscopi. At Brescia, the bishop St. Latinus.
In Syria sancti Seléuci Confessóris. In Syria, St. Seleucus, confessor.

In Suécia sanctæ Catharínæ Vírginis, quæ fuit fília sanctæ Birgíttæ. In Sweden, the virgin St. Catherine, daughter of St. Bridget.

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.

March XXIV.
St. Irenæus, Bishop of Sirmium, Martyr
St. Simon, an Infant, Martyr at Trent
St. William of Norwich, Martyr

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