Prídie Nonas Júnii. Luna


Prídie Nonas Júnii. Luna . The Fourth Day of June. The Night of the Moon. 

Agnóni, in Aprútio citerióre, sancti Francísci, ex nóbili Neapolitána família Carácciolo, Confessóris, Congregatiónis Clericórum Regulárium Minórum Fundatóris, qui mira in Deum et próximum caritáte et ardentíssimo sacræ Eucharístiæ cultus propagándi stúdio flagrávit; atque a Pio Séptimo, Pontífice Máximo, Sanctórum cánoni adscríptus est. Ipsíus corpus Neápolim, in Campánia, translátum fuit, ibíque religiosíssime cólitur. At Agnone in Abruzzo, St. Francis of the noble Neapolitan family Caracciolo, confessor, and founder of the Congregation of Minor Clerks Regular. He burned with an admirable love of God and of neighbour, and a most ardent desire to spread devotion to the Most Holy Eucharist. His body was taken to Naples in Campania, where it is religiously honoured. He was inscribed in the catalogue of the saints by Pius VII.

Romæ sanctórum Mártyrum Arétii et Daciáni. At Rome, the holy martyrs Aretius and Dacian.

Sísciæ, in Illyrico, sancti Quiríni Epíscopi, qui, sub Galério Præside, pro fide Christi (ut Prudéntius scribit), molári saxo ad collum ligáto, in flumen præcipitátus est; sed, lápide supernatánte, cum circumstántes Christiános, ne ejus terreréntur supplício neve titubárent in fide, diu fuísset hortátus, ipse, ut martyrii glóriam assequerétur, précibus a Deo, ut mergerétur, obtínuit. At Sissek in Illyria, in the time of Governor Galerius, St. Quirinus, bishop. Prudentius relates that for the faith of Christ he was thrown into a river with a millstone tied to his neck. But the stone floated, and he for a long time exhorted the Christians who were present not to be terrified by his punishment, nor to waver in the faith, and then obtained of God by his prayers that he should be drowned in order to attain the glory of martyrdom.

Medioláni, sancti Clatéi, Epíscopi Brixiénsis et Mártyris, qui, sub Neróne Imperatóre, jussu Præfécti urbis illíus tentus, et, cum renuntiáre Christo nollet, multis verbéribus afflíctus et cápite obtruncátus est. At Milan, in the reign of Emperor Nero, St. Clateus, bishop of Brescia and martyr. By order of the prefect of the city he was arrested, and when he would not deny Christ he was cruelly scourged and beheaded.

In Pannónia sanctórum Mártyrum Rútili et Sociórum. In Hungary, the holy martyrs Rutilus and his companions.

Tíbure sancti Quiríni Mártyris. At Tivoli, St Quirinus, martyr.
Atrébati, in Gálliis, sanctæ Saturnínæ, Vírginis et Mártyris. At Arras in France, St. Saturnina, virgin and martyr.

Constantinópoli sancti Metróphanis, Epíscopi et Confessóris insígnis. At Constantinople, St. Metrophanes, bishop and renowned confessor.

Milévi, in Numídia, sancti Optáti Epíscopi, doctrína et sanctitáte conspícui, quem sancti Ecclésiæ Patres Augustínus et Fulgéntius suis láudibus celebrárunt. At Milevi in Numidia, St. Optatus, bishop, celebrated for his learning and holiness. The holy Fathers of the Church, Augustine and Fulgentius, prasied him highly.

Verónæ sancti Alexándri Epíscopi. At Verona, St. Alexander, bishop.

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

June IV.
St. Quirinus, Bishop and Martyr
St. Optatus, Bishop of Milevum, Confessor
St. Walter, Abbot
St. Petroc, in French Perreuse, Abbot and Confessor
St. Breaca, Now Breague, Virgin, of Ireland
St. Burian, an Irish Woman
St. Nenoc, or Nennoca, Virgin

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