Quarto Kaléndas Octóbris


Quarto Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna .The Twenty-Eighth Day of September . The Night of the Moon.

Apud Bolesláviam véterem, in Bohémia, sancti Wenceslái, Ducis Bohemórum et Mártyris, sanctitáte et miráculis gloriósi, qui, dolo fratris sui necátus, victor pervénit ad palmam. In Bohemia, St. Wenceslas, duke of Bohemia and martyr, renowned for holiness and miracles. Being murdered by the deceit of his brother, he went triumphantly to heaven.

Romæ sancti Priváti Mártyris, qui, ulcéribus plenus, a beáto Callísto Papa est sanátus; inde, sub Alexándro Imperatóre, ob Christi fidem plumbátis cæsus est usque ad mortem. At Rome, St. Privatus, martyr, who was cured of ulcers by blessed Pope Callistus. In the time of Emperor Alexander he was scourged to death with leaded whips for the faith of Christ.

Item Romæ sancti Stáctei Mártyris. In the same place, St. Stacteus, martyr.

In Africa sanctórum Mártyrum Martiális, Lauréntii et aliórum vigínti. In Africa, the Saints Martial, Lawrence, and twenty other martyrs.

Antiochíæ Pisídiæ sancti Marci Mártyris, pastóris óvium; itémque commemorátio sanctórum Alphíi, Alexándri et Zósimi fratrum, Nicónis, Neónis, Heliodóri et trigínta mílitum, qui, cum ad mirácula beáti Marci credidíssent in Christum, divérsis in locis ac diébus variísque modis martyrio coronáti sunt. At Antioch in Pisidia, the holy martyrs Mark, a shepherd, Alphius, Alexander, and Zosimus, his brothers; also Nicon, Neon, Heliodorus, and thirty soldiers, who were converted to Christ upon seeing the miracles of blessed Mark, and were crowned with martyrdom in different places and in diverse manners.

Eódem die pássio sancti Máximi, sub Décio Imperatóre. On the same day, under Emperor Decius, the martyrdom of St. Maximus.

Tolósæ sancti Exsupérii, Epíscopi et Confessóris; qui beátus vir quantum sibi parcus exstíterit quantúmque áliis largus, sanctus Hierónymus relátu prosecútus est memorábili. At Toulouse, St. Exuperius, bishop and confessor. St. Jerome gives a memorable testimony of this blessed man, relating how severe he was towards himself and how liberal towards others.

Génuæ sancti Salomónis, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Genoa, St. Solomon, bishop and confessor.

Bríxiæ sancti Silvíni Epíscopi. At Brescia, St. Silvinus, bishop.

In Béthlehem Judæ sanctæ Eustóchii Vírginis, quæ cum beáta Paula, matre sua, ex urbe Roma in Palæstínam profécta est; ibíque, ad Præsépe Dómini cum áliis Virgínibus enutríta, præcláris méritis fulgens migrávit ad Dóminum. At Bethlehem of Juda, the holy virgin Eustochium, daughter of blessed Paula, who was brought up at the manger of our Lord with other virgins, and being celebrated for her merits, went to our Lord.

Schorneshémii, prope Mogúntiam, sanctæ Líobæ Vírginis, miráculis claræ. At Fulda near Mayence, St. Lioba, virgin, renowned for miracles.

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.

September XXVIII.
St. Wenceslas, Duke of Bohemia, Martyr
St. Lioba, Abbess
St. Eustochium, Virgin
St. Exuperius, Bishop of Toulouse

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