Prídie Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna

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Prídie Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna . The Thirty-First Day of October.  The Night of the Moon.

Vigília ómnium Sanctórum.
The Vigil of All Saints.

St. Ampliatus (bottom centre), St. Urbanus (top left) and St. Narcissus (top right)
Romæ sanctórum Ampliáti, Urbáni et Narcíssi, quorum méminit sanctus Paulus ad Romános scribens, qui, ob Evangélium Christi, a Judæis et Gentílibus cæsi sunt.
At Rome, the Saints Ampliatus, Urbanus, and Narcissus, who are mentioned by St. Paul in his Epistle to the Romans.  They were put to death by the Jews and Gentiles for the Gospel of Christ.

Constantinópoli sancti Stachis Epíscopi, qui a beáto Andréa Apóstolo primus ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopus ordinátus est.
At Constantinople, St. Stachys, bishop who was consecrated first bishop of that city by the blessed apostle Andrew.

Apud Augústam Veromanduórum, in Gállia, sancti Quinctíni, civis Románi et ex órdine Senatório viri, qui sub Maximiáno Imperatóre martyrium passus est; cujus corpus post annos quinquagínta quinque, revelánte Angelo, invéntum est incorrúptum.
At Saint Quentin in France, the martyr St. Quentin, a Roman citizen and senator, who suffered under Emperor Maximian.  By the revelation of an angel, his body was found incorrupt after a lapse of fifty-five years.

Medioláni sancti Antoníni, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
At Milan, St. Antoninus, bishop and confessor.

Ratisbónæ, in Bavária, sancti Wolfgángi Epíscopi.
At Ratisbon in Bavaria, St. Wolfgang, bishop.

Palmæ, in Majórca ínsula, sancti Alfónsi Rodríguez, Coadjutóris temporális formáti e Societáte Jesu et Confessóris, humilitáte ac jugi mortificatiónis stúdio insígnis; quem Leo Décimus tértius, Póntifex Máximus, Sanctórum fastis adscrípsit.
At Palma, in the island of Majorca, St. Alphonsus Rodriguez, a lay brother of the Society of Jesus, whom Leo XIII canonized because of his remarkable humility and constant love of mortification.

Romæ Translátio beáti Nemésii Diáconi, et fíliæ Lucíllæ Vírginis, qui octávo Kaléndas Septémbris decolláti sunt.
At Rome, the translation of blessed Nemesius, deacon, and his daughter, the virgin Lucilla, who were beheaded on the 25th of August.

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.

October XXXI.
St. Quintin, Martyr
St. Wolfgang, Bishop of Ratisbon
St. Foillan, Martyr

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Tértio Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna

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Tértio Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna . The Thirtieth Day of October. The Night of the Moon.

In Sardínia natális sancti Pontiáni, Papæ et Mártyris, qui, ab Alexándro Imperatóre, una cum Hippólyto Presbytero, in eam ínsulam deportátus, ibídem, mactátus fústibus, martyrium consummávit.  Ejus corpus a beáto Fabiáno Papa Romam delátum est, atque in cœmetério Callísti sepúltum.  Ipsíus tamen festum recólitur tertiodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris.
In Sardinia, the birthday of St. Pontianus, pope and martyr.  In the company of the priest Hippolytus, he was exiled by Emperor Alexander, and achieved martyrdom by being scourged.  His body was brought to Rome by blessed Pope Fabian and buried in the cemetery of Callistus.  His feast, however, is celebrated on the 19th of November.

Ægéæ, in Cilícia, pássio sanctórum Zenóbii Epíscopi, et Zenóbiæ soróris, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre et Lysia Præside.
At Aegea in Cilicia, in the reign of Diocletian, under the governor Lysias, the martyrdom of Saints Zenobius, bishop, and his sister Zenobia.

Altíni, in Venetórum fínibus, sancti Theonésti, Epíscopi et Mártyris, qui ab Ariánis occísus est.
At Altino, in the neighbourhood of Venice, St. Theonestus, bishop and martyr, who was slain by the Arians.
In Africa natális sanctórum Mártyrum ducentórum vigínti.
In Africa, the birthday of two hundred and twenty holy martyrs.

Tingi, in Mauritánia, pássio sancti Marcélli Centuriónis, qui, sanctórum Cláudii ac Lupérci et Victórii Mártyrum pater, cápitis abscissióne martyrium complévit sub Agricoláo, agénte vices Præfécti prætório.
At Tangier in Morocco, St. Marcellus, a centurion, the father of Saints Claudius, Lupercus, and Victorius.  He achieved martyrdom by beheading under Agricola, deputy praetor for Praefectus.

Alexandríæ sanctórum trédecim Mártyrum, qui, cum sanctis Juliáno, Euno et Macário, passi sunt sub Décio Imperatóre.
At Alexandria, in the reign of Decius, thirteen holy martyrs who suffered with Saints Julian, Eunus, and Macarius.

Cárali, in Sardínia, sancti Saturníni Mártyris, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, sub Bárbaro Præside, cápite truncátus est.
At Cagliari in Sardinia, St. Saturninus, martyr, who was beheaded under the governor Barbarus, during the persecution of Diocletian.

Apaméæ, in Phrygia, sancti Máximi Mártyris, sub eódem Diocletiáno
At Apamea in Phrygia, St. Maximus, martyr, under the same Diocletian.

Legióne, in Hispánia, sanctórum Mártyrum Cláudii, Lupérci et Victórii, filiórum sancti Marcélli Centuriónis; qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni et Maximiáni, sub Diogeniáno Præside, jussi sunt decollári.
At Leon in Spain, the holy martyrs Claudius, Lupercus, and Victorius, the sons of St. Marcellus the centurion.  They were condemned to be beheaded by Diogenian, the governor, in the persecution of Diocletian and Maximian.

Lutétiæ Parisiórum sancti Lucáni Mártyris.
At Paris, St. Lucanus, martyr.

Alexandríæ sanctæ Eutrópiæ Mártyris, quæ, Mártyres vísitans, apprehénsa est, et, cum illis sævíssime cruciáta, réddidit spíritum.
At Alexandria, the martyr St. Eutropia, who was arrested while visiting the martyrs, and rendered up her soul after being cruelly tortured with them.

Antiochíæ sancti Serapiónis Epíscopi, eruditióne claríssimi.
At Antioch, St. Serapion, a bishop very celebrated for his learning.

Cápuæ sancti Germáni, Epíscopi et Confessóris, magnæ sanctitátis viri; cujus ánimam, in hora óbitus ejus, ab Angelis in cælum deférri sanctus Benedíctus aspéxit.
At Capua, St. Germanus, bishop and confessor, a man of great sanctity, whose soul, at the very hour of death, was seen by St. Benedict taken to heaven by angels.

Poténtiæ, in Lucánia, sancti Gerárdi Epíscopi.
At Potenza in Lucania, St. Gerard, 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.

October XXX.
St. Marcellus the Centurion, Martyr
St. Germanus, Bishop of Capua, Confessor
St. Asterius, Bishop of Amasea in Pontus, Father of the Church

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Quarto Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna

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Quarto Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna . The Twenty-Ninth Day of October The Night of the Moon.

Sanctórum Episcopórum Maximiliáni Mártyris, et Valentíni Confessóris.
The holy bishop Maximilian, martyr, and Valentine, confessor.

Sidóne, in Phœnícia, sancti Zenóbii Presbyteri, qui, sub novíssimæ persecutiónis acerbitáte, ad martyrium álios exhórtans, martyrio et ipse dignátus est.
At Sidon in Phoenicia, St. Zenobius, a priest.  When the last persecution was raging, by exhorting others to martyrdom, he himself was deemed worthy of it.
In Lucánia sanctórum Mártyrum Hyacínthi, Quincti, Feliciáni, et Lúcii.
In Lucania, the holy martyrs Hyacinth, Quinctus, Felician, and Lucius.

Bérgomi sanctæ Eusébiæ, Vírginis et Mártyris.
At Bergamo, St. Eusebia, virgin and martyr.

Hierosólymis natális beáti Narcíssi Epíscopi, sanctitáte, patiéntia ac fide laudábilis, qui, centum et séxdecim annórum senex, felíciter migrávit ad Dóminum.
At Jerusalem, the birthday of blessed Narcissus, a bishop distinguished for holiness, patience, and faith, who went to the kingdom of God at the age of one hundred and sixteen years.

Augustodúni sancti Joánnis, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
At Autun, St. John, bishop and confessor.

Cassíope, in ínsula Corcyra, sancti Donáti Epíscopi, de quo scribit beátus Gregórius Papa.
At Cassiope, in the island of Corfu, Bishop St. Donatus, mentioned by blessed Pope Gregory.

Viénnæ, in Gállia, deposítio beáti Theodóri Abbátis.
At Vienne in France, the death of blessed Theodore, abbot.

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.

October XXIX.
St. Narcissus, Bishop of Jerusalem
St. Chef, Abbot

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Quinto Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna

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Quinto Kaléndas Novémbris.  Luna The Twenty-Eighth Day of October The Night of the Moon.

In Pérside natális beatórum Apostolórum Simónis Chananæi, et Thaddǽi, qui et Judas dícitur.  Ex ipsis autem Simon in Ægypto, Thaddǽus in Mesopotámia Evangélium prædicávit; deínde, in Pérsidem simul ingréssi, ibi, cum innúmeram gentis illíus multitúdinem Christo subdidíssent, martyrium consummárunt.
In Persia, the birthday of the blessed apostles Simon the Canaanite and Thaddeus, who is also called Jude.  Simon preached the Gospel in Egypt, Thaddeus in Mesopotamia.  Afterwards, entering Persia together, they converted to Christ a numberless multitude of the inhabitants, then underwent martyrdom.

Romæ sanctórum Mártyrum Anastásiæ senióris Vírginis, et Cyrílli.  Ipsa Virgo, in persecutióne Valeriáni, sub Probo Præfécto, vínculis constrícta, cólaphis cæsa, igne et verbéribus est cruciáta, et, cum in confessióne Christi permanéret immóbilis, tandem, abscíssis mamíllis, evúlsis únguibus, déntibus comminútis, mánibus pedibúsque præcísis, truncáta cápite, tot passiónum ornáta monílibus migrávit ad Sponsum; Cyríllus autem, ei peténti aquam propínans, martyrium pro mercéde accépit.
At Rome, the holy martyrs Cyril and Anastasia the Elder, virgin.  In the persecution of Valerian, under the prefect Probus, Anastasia was bound with chains, buffeted, subjected to fire and scourging, and, as she remained immovable in the confession of Christ, her breasts were cut away, her nails plucked out, her teeth broken, and her hands, feet, and head severed from her body.  Adorned with her sufferings as with so many jewels, she went to her Spouse.  At her request, Cyril gave her some water to drink, and for his reward became a martyr.

Item Romæ sanctæ Cyríllæ Vírginis, quæ fília éxstitit sanctæ Tryphóniæ, et, sub Cláudio Príncipe, pro Christo juguláta est.
In the same city, during the reign of Claudius, St. Cyrilla, virgin, daughter of St. Tryphonia, who was pierced through the throat for the faith of Christ.

Apud Comum sancti Fidélis Mártyris, sub Maximiáno Imperatóre.
At Como, under Emperor Maximian, St. Fidelis, martyr.

Mogúntiæ sancti Ferrútii Mártyris.
At Mainz, St. Ferrutius, martyr.

Meldis, in Gállia, sancti Farónis, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
At Meaux, in France, St. Faro, bishop and confessor.

Vercéllis sancti Honoráti Epíscopi.
At Vercelli, St. Honoratus, 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.

October XXVIII.
St. Simon, Surnamed the Zealot, Apostle
St. Jude, Apostle
St. Faro, Bishop of Meaux, Confessor
St. Neot, Anchoret, and Confessor

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Sexto Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna

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Sexto Kaléndas Novémbris.  Luna The Twenty-Seventh Day of October.  The Night of the Moon.

Vigília sanctórum Apostolórum Simónis et Judæ.
The vigil of the holy apostles Simon and Jude.

Abulæ, in Hispánia, pássio sanctórum Vincéntii, Sabínæ et Christétæ.  Hi primum in equúleo ádeo sunt exténti, ut omnes membrórum compáges laxaréntur; deínde cápita eórum, lapídibus superpósita, usque ad cérebri excussiónem válidis véctibus sunt contúsa, atque ita ipsi martyrium complevérunt, sub Præside Daciáno.
At Avila in Spain, under the governor Dacian, the Saints Vincent, Sabina, and Christeta.  They were first stretched on the rack in such a manner that all their limbs were dislocated; then stones being laid on their heads, and their brains beaten out with heavy bars, their martyrdom was fulfilled.

Apud castrum Tyle, in Gállia, sancti Floréntii Mártyris.
At Tilchatel in France, St. Florentius, martyr.

In Cappadócia sanctárum Mártyrum Capitolínæ, ejúsque ancíllæ Erothéidis, quæ sub Diocletiáno sunt passæ.
In Cappadocia, the holy martyrs Capitolina, and Erotheides, her handmaid, who suffered under Diocletian.

Apud Indos sancti Fruménti Epíscopi, qui, primum ibi captívus, deínde, Epíscopus a sancto Athanásio ordinátus, Evangélium in ea província propagávit.
In India, St. Frumentius, bishop.  While he was a captive there he was consecrated bishop by St. Athanasius, and propagated the Gospel in that country.

Neápoli, in Campánia, sancti Gaudiósi, Epíscopi Africáni, qui ob Wandalórum persecutiónem venit in Campániam, et, in monastério apud eam urbem, sancto fine quiévit.
At Naples, St. Gaudiosus, an African bishop who came to Campania because of the Vandal persecution, and died a holy death in a monastery in that city.

In Æthiópia sancti Elésbaan Regis, qui, Christi hóstibus expugnátis, ac, témpore Justíni Imperatóris, misso régio diadémate Hierosólymam, monásticam vitam, ut vóverat agens, migrávit ad Dóminum.
In Ethiopia, in the time of Emperor Justin, St. Elesbaan, king.  After having defeated the enemies of Christ and sent his royal diadem to Jerusalem, he led a monastic life, as he had vowed, and went to his reward.

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.

October XXVII.
St. Frumentius, Apostle of Ethiopia, Bishop and Confessor
St. Elesbaan, King of Ethiopia, Confessor
St. Abban, Abbot in Ireland

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Séptimo Kaléndas Novémbris

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Séptimo Kaléndas Novémbris.  Luna The Twenty-Sixth Day of October. The Night of the Moon.

Romæ sancti Evarísti, Papæ et Mártyris, qui Dei Ecclésiam, sub Hadriáno Imperatóre, suo sánguine purpurávit. At Rome, St. Evaristus, pope and martyr, who enriched the Church of God with his blood under Emperor Hadrian.

In Africa sanctórum Mártyrum Rogatiáni Presbyteri, et Felicíssimi, qui, in persecutióne Valeriáni et Galliéni, illústri martyrio coronáti sunt; de quibus étiam scribit sanctus Cypriánus in epístola ad Confessóres. In Africa, the holy martyrs Felicissimus and the priest Rogatian, who received the bright crown of martyrs in the persecution of Valerian and Gallienus. They are mentioned by St. Cyprian in his Epistle to the Confessors.

Nicomedíæ sanctórum Mártyrum Luciáni, Flórii et Sociórum. At Nicomedia, the holy martyrs Lucian, Florius, and their companions.

Narbóne, in Gállia, sancti Rústici, Epíscopi et Confessóris; qui cláruit tempóribus Valentiniáni et Leónis Imperatórum. At Narbonne, St. Rusticus, bishop and confessor, who flourished in the reigns of Emperors Leo and Valentian.

Apud Salérnum sancti Gaudiósi Epíscopi. At Salerno, St. Gaudiosus, bishop.

Papíæ sancti Fulci Epíscopi. At Pavia, Bishop St. Fulk.

Item sancti Quadragésimi Subdiáconi, qui et mórtuum resuscitávit. Also St. Quadragesimus, subdeacon, who raised a dead man to life.

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.

October XXVI.
St. Evaristus, Pope and Martyr
SS. Lucian and Marcian, Martyrs

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Octávo Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna

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Octávo Kaléndas Novémbris.  Luna The Twenty-Fifth Day of October. The Night of the Moon.

Romæ sanctórum Mártyrum Chrysánthi et Daríæ uxóris, qui, post multas, quas sub Celeríno Præfécto pro Christo sustinuérunt, passiónes, a Numeriáno Imperatóre jussi sunt via Salária in Arenário depóni, atque vivéntes illic terra et lapídibus óbrui.
At Rome, the holy martyrs Chrysanthus and his wife Daria.  After many sufferings endured for Christ under the prefect Celerinus, they were ordered by Emperor Numerian to be thrown into a sandpit on the Salarian Way, where, being still alive, were covered with earth and stones.

Ibídem natális sancti Marcellíni, Papæ et Mártyris; qui, sub Maximiáno, pro fide Christi, una cum Cláudio, Cyríno et Antoníno, cápite truncátus est.  Quo témpore ita magna fuit persecútio, ut decem et septem míllia Christianórum, intra unum mensem, martyrio coronaréntur.  Ipsíus tamen sancti Marcellíni festum, una cum festo sancti Cleti, Papæ et Mártyris, sexto Kaléndas Maji celebrátur.
Also, the birthday of St. Marcellinus, pope and martyr, who was beheaded for the faith of Christ in the reign of Maximian along with Claudius Cyrinus and Antoninus.  So great was the persecution then that seventeen thousand Christians received the crown of martyrdom in the space of one month.  The feast of St. Marcellinus is celebrated with that of St. Cletus, pope and martyr, on the 26th of April.

Petragóricis, in Gállia, sancti Frontónis, qui, a beáto Petro Apóstolo Epíscopus ordinátus, cum Geórgio Presbytero magnam illíus gentis multitúdinem convértit ad Christum, et miráculis clarus, in pace quiévit.
At Perigueux in France, St. Fronto, who was made bishop by the blessed apostle Peter.  Along with a priest named George, he converted to Christ a large number of people of that place, and, renowned for miracles, rested in peace.
Romæ natális sanctórum quadragínta sex mílitum, qui, simul baptizáti a sancto Dionysio Papa, mox Cláudii Imperatóris jussu decolláti sunt, ac via Salária sepúlti; ubi et álii Mártyres centum vigínti et unus pósiti sunt, inter quos fuérunt quátuor mílites Christi, scílicet Theodósius, Lúcius, Marcus et Petrus.
Also at Rome, the birthday of forty-six holy soldiers, who were baptized at the same time by Pope Denis, and soon after beheaded by order of Emperor Claudius.  They were buried on the Salarian Way with one hundred and twenty-one other martyrs.  Among them are named four soldiers of Christ: Theodosius, Lucius, Mark, and Peter.

Túrribus, in Sardínia, sanctórum Mártyrum Proti Presbyteri, et Januárii Diáconi, qui, a sancto Cajo Papa ad eam ínsulam missi, ibídem, témpore Diocletiáni, sub Bárbaro Præside, consummáti sunt.
At Sassari in Sardinia, the holy martyrs Protus, a priest, and Januarius, a deacon, who were sent to that island Pope St. Caius, and were martyred in the time of Diocletian under the governor Barbarus.

Constantinópoli pássio sanctórum Martyrii Subdiáconi, et Marciáni Cantóris, qui ab hæréticis, sub Constántio Imperatóre, necáti sunt.
At Constantinople, the martyrdom of the Saints Martyrius, subdeacon, and Marcian, a cantor, who were slain by the heretics during the reign of Emperor Constantius.

Suessióne, in Gálliis, sanctórum Mártyrum Crispíni et Crispiniáni, nobílium Romanórum, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, sub Rictiováro Præside, post immánia torménta gládio trucidáti, corónam martyrii sunt consecúti; quorum córpora póstea Romam deláta fuérunt, atque in Ecclésia sancti Lauréntii in Pane et Perna honorífice tumuláta.
At Soissons in France, in the persecution of Diocletian, the holy martyrs Crispin and Crispinian, noble Romans.  Under Governor Rictiovarus, after horrible torments, they were put to the sword, and thus obtained the crown of martyrdom.  Their bodies were afterwards conveyed to Rome and entombed with due honours in the church of St. Lawrence in Panisperna.

Floréntiæ pássio beáti Miniátis mílitis, qui, sub Décio Príncipe, pro fide Christi egrégie certans, nóbili martyrio coronátur.
At Florence, St. Minias, a soldier, who fought valorously for the faith of Christ and was gloriously crowned with martyrdom during the reign of Decius.

Bríxiæ natális sancti Gaudéntii Epíscopi, eruditióne et sanctitáte conspícui.
At Brescia, the birthday of St. Gaudentius, bishop, distinguished for his learning and holiness.
Gavális, in Gállia, sancti Hilárii Epíscopi.
At Javoux in France, St. Hilary, 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.

October XXV.
SS. Chrysanthus and Daria, Martyrs
SS. Crispin and Crispinian, Martyrs
St. Gaudentius of Brescia, Bishop and Confessor
St. Boniface I., Pope and Confessor

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Nono Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna

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Nono Kaléndas Novémbris.  Luna. The Twenty-Fourth Day of October. The Night of the Moon.

Festum sancti Raphaélis Archángeli, cujus dígnitas ac benefícia in sacro Tobíæ libro celebrántur.
AtThe Feast of St. Raphael the Archangel, whose dignity and benefits to mankind are set forth in the holy book of Tobias.

Venúsiæ, in Apúlia, natális sanctórum Mártyrum Felícis, Epíscopi Africáni; Audácti et Januárii, Presbyterórum; Fortunáti et Séptimi, Lectórum.  Hi omnes, témpore Diocletiáni, a Magdelliáno Procuratóre multis diu vínculis et carcéribus in Africa et Sicília maceráti sunt, et, cum Felix sacros Libros juxta ipsíus Imperatóris edíctum trádere nullátenus voluísset, gládii tandem occisióne consummáti sunt.
At Venosa in Apulia, the birthday of the holy martyrs Felix, an African bishop, Audactus and Januarius, priests, and the lectors Fortunatus and Septimus.  In the time of Diocletian, under the governor Magdellian, they were loaded with fetters and imprisoned for a long time in Africa and Sicily.  Because Felix refused to deliver the sacred books, they were at last slain with the sword.

Tungris, in Bélgio, sancti Evergísli, Epíscopi Coloniénsis et Mártyris; qui, ob pastorális offícii curam illuc proféctus, ibídem, dum nocte solus ad monastérium sanctíssimæ Genitrícis Dei Maríæ oratúrus pérgeret, a latrónibus sagítta percússus occúbuit.
At Tongres in Belgium, St. Evergislus, bishop of Cologne and martyr.  Because of his duties in the pastoral office he journeyed there, and on the way stopped to pray alone at the monastery of the Blessed Virgin Mary where he was killed by robbers who struck him with an arrow.

In civitáte Nagran, apud Homerítas, in Arábia, pássio sanctórum Arétæ, et Sociórum ejus trecentórum et quadragínta, témpore Justíni Imperatóris, sub Dúnaan, Judæo tyránno.  Post eos Christiána múlier incéndio trádita est; cujus fílius annórum quinque, cum Christum balbutiéndo confiterétur, nec blandítiis nec minis retinéri posset, in ignem ubi mater ardébat, se præcípitem dedit.
In the city of Nagran in Arabia Felix, the passion of St. Aretas and his companions, to the number of three hundred and forty, in the time of Emperor Justin, under the Jewish tyrant Dunaan.  After them, a Christian woman was burned alive, whose five-year-old son confessed Christ in a lisping voice and could not be prevented by caresses or threats from rushing into the fire in which his mother was burning

Constantinópoli sancti Procli Epíscopi.
At Constantinople, St. Proclus, bishop.

In ínsula Sargiénsi sancti Maglórii Epíscopi, qui ibídem, dimísso Episcopáli offício, quod erga sparsos in Armórica Británnos per triénnium exercúerat, monastérium constrúxit, in quo sancte réliquum vitæ tempus exégit; cujus corpus Lutétiam Parisiórum póstea translátum fuit.
On the island of Jersey, St. Maglorius, bishop, who laid down the Episcopal office after exercising it for three years towards a few scattered people in Brittany.  He built a monastery on that island, and there spent the remainder of his life in holy conversation.  His body was later translated to Paris.

In monastério Montis Frígidi, diœcésis Carcassonénsis, in Gállia, sancti Antónii Maríæ Claret, olim Archiepíscopi Cubáni, Fundatóris Missionariórum Filiórum Immaculáti Cordis beátæ Maríæ Vírginis, animárum zelo et mansuetúdine præclári; quem Pius Duodécimus, Póntifex Máximus, Sanctórum fastis adscrípsit.
In the monastery of Fontfroide in the diocese of Carcassonne in France, St. Anthony Mary Claret, formerly Archbishop of Cuba, and founder of the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  He was renowned for his meekness and zeal for souls, and was canonized by the Supreme Pontiff, Pius XII.

In monastério Duríni, in Gállia, sancti Martíni, Diáconi et Abbátis, cujus corpus inde ad Vertávum monastérium delátum est.
In the monastery of Durin in France, St. Martin, abbot and deacon.  His body was translated to the monastery of Vertou.

n Campánia sancti Marci Solitárii, cujus præclára ópera sanctus Gregórius Papa descrípsit.
In Campania, St. Mark, a solitary, whose noble accomplishments have been recorded by 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.

October XXIV.
St. Proclus, Archbishop of Constantinople, Confessor
St. Felix, Bishop and Martyr
St. Magloire, Bishop and Confessor

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Décimo Kaléndas Novémbris

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Décimo Kaléndas Novémbris.  Luna The Twenty-Third Day of October. The Night of the Moon.

Apud Villáckum, in Pannónia, natális sancti Joánnis de Capistráno, Sacerdótis ex Ordine Minórum et Confessóris, vitæ sanctitáte ac fídei cathólicæ propagándæ zelo illústris; qui Taurunénsem arcem, validíssimo Turcárum exércitu profligáto, suis précibus et miráculis ab obsidióne liberávit. Ejus tamen festívitas quinto Kaléndas Aprílis recólitur. At Vilak in Hungary, the birthday of St. John Capistran, priest and confessor of the Order of Friars Minor, illustrious for the sanctity of his life and his zeal for the propagation of the Catholic faith. By his prayers and miracles, he routed a powerful army of Turks, and forced them to quit the siege of Tornau. His feastday, however, is celebrated on the 28th of March.

Antiochíæ item natális sancti Theodóri Presbyteri, qui, in persecutióne ímpii Juliáni comprehénsus, et, post equúlei pœnam et multos ac duríssimos cruciátus, lampádibus étiam circa látera appósitis adústus, tandem, cum in confessióne Christi persísteret, gládii occisióne martyrium consummávit. At Antioch, the birthday of the holy priest Theodore, who was arrested in the persecution of the impious Julian. After the torment of the rack and many severe tortures, including the burning of his sides with torches, he persisted in the confession of Christ, and so his martyrdom was completed by death with the sword.

Ad fundum Ursoniánum prope Gades, in Hispánia, sanctórum Mártyrum Servándi et Germáni, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, sub Viatóre Vicário, post vérbera, squalórum cárceris, famis ac sitis injúriam, et longíssimi itíneris labórem, quem pertulérunt ferro onústi, novíssime martyrii sui cursum, cæsis cervícibus, implevérunt; ex quibus Germánus Eméritæ, Servándus autem Híspali cónditus est. At Osuma, near Cadiz in Spain, in the persecution of Diocletian, under the subgovernor Viator, the holy martyrs Servandus and Germanus. They were subjected to scourging, imprisonment in a foul dungeon, want of food and drink, and the fatigue of a long journey while loaded with fetters, and at length reached the end of their martyrdom by having their heads stricken off. Germanus was buried at Merida, and Servandus at Seville.

Constantinópoli sancti Ignátii Epíscopi, qui, cum Bardam Cæsarem ob repudiátam uxórem arguísset, ab eo multis injúriis afféctus est, et in exsílium pulsus; sed, a sancto Nicoláo, Románo Pontífice, restitútus, tandem in pace quiévit. At Constantinople, St. Ignatius, bishop, who rebuked Bardas Caesar for putting away his wife, for which he was subjected to many insults and driven into banishment. He was, however, restored to his See by the Roman Pontiff Nicholas, and there died in peace.

Burdígalæ sancti Severíni, Epíscopi Coloniénsis et Confessóris. At Bordeaux, St. Severin, bishop of Cologne and confessor.

Rotómagi sancti Románi Epíscopi. At Rouen, Bishop St. Romanus.

Apud Salérnum sancti Veri Epíscopi. At Salerno, Bishop St. Verus.

In território Ambianénsi sancti Domítii Presbyteri. In the district of Amiens, St. Domitius, a priest.

In pago Pictaviénsi sancti Benedícti Confessóris. In the country of Poitiers, St. Benedict, confessor.

Mántuæ beáti Joánnis Boni, ex Eremitárum sancti Augustíni Ordine, Confessóris; cujus præcláram vitam sanctus Antonínus conscrípsit. At Mantua, blessed John the Good, of the Order of Hermits of St. Augustine, whose celebrated life was written by St. Antoninus.

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.

October XXIII.
St. Theodoret, Priest and Martyr
St. Romanus, Archbishop of Rouen, Confessor
St. John Capistran, or, of Capistran, Confessor
St. Ignatius, Patriarch of Constantinople, Confessor
St. Severin, Archbishop of Cologn, Confessor
St. Severin, or Surin, Bishop

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Undécimo Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna

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Undécimo Kaléndas Novémbris.  Luna The Twenty-Second Day of October. The Night of the Moon.

Hierosólymis sanctæ Maríæ Salóme, matris sanctórum Jacóbi et Joánnis Apostolórum, quæ in Evangelio légitur circa Dómini sepultúram sollícita.
At Jerusalem, St. Mary Salome, the mother of the apostles James and John, who is referred to in the Gospel as having cared for the burial of our Lord.

Item Hierosólymis beáti Marci Epíscopi, claríssimi et doctíssimi viri, qui primus ex Géntibus Ecclésiam Hierosolymórum suscépit regéndam, ac, non multo post, sub Antoníno Imperatóre, martyrii méruit palmam.
At Jerusalem, blessed Bishop Mark, a noble and learned man, who was the first Gentile to govern the Church of Jerusalem.  His brief episcopate was rewarded by the palm of martyrdom under Emperor Antoninus.

Hadrianópoli, in Thrácia, natális sanctórum Mártyrum Philíppi Epíscopi, Sevéri Presbyteri, Eusébii et Hermétis; qui, sub Juliáno Apóstata, post cárceres et flagélla, incéndio cremáti sunt.
At Adrianople in Thrace, the birthday of the holy martyrs Philip, a bishop, Severus, a priest, Eusebius, and Hermes.  After being imprisoned and scourged, they were burned alive in the time of Julian the Apostate.
Item sanctórum Mártyrum Alexándri Epíscopi, Heraclíi mílitis, et Sociórum.
Also, the holy martyrs Alexander, a bishop, Heraclius, a soldier, and their companions.

Apud Firmum, in Picéno, natális sancti Philíppi, Epíscopi et Mártyris.
At Fermo in Piceno, the birthday of St. Philip, bishop and martyr.

Apud Colóniam Agrippínam sanctæ Córdulæ, quæ, cum esset una ex sodálibus sanctæ Ursulæ, atque aliárum supplíciis et cædibus pertérrita se occultásset, postrídie, ejus rei pænitens, se ultro patefécit Hunnis, et, novíssima ómnium, martyrii corónam accépit.
At Cologne, St. Cordula, who was one of the companions of St. Ursula.  Being terrified by the punishments and slaughter of the others, she hid herself, but repenting her deed, on the next day she declared herself to the Huns of her own accord, and thus was the last of them all to receive the crown of martyrdom.

Oscæ, in Hispánia, sanctárum Vírginum Nunilónis et Alódiæ sorórum, quæ, a Saracénis ob fídei confessiónem capitáli senténtia punítæ, martyrium consummárunt.
At Huesca in Spain, the holy virgins Nunilo and Alodia, sisters, who endured martyrdom by being condemned to capital punishment by the Saracens for the confession of the faith.

Hierápoli, in Phrygia, sancti Abércii Epíscopi, qui sub Marco Antoníno Imperatóre cláruit.
At Hieropolis in Phrygia, St. Abercius, bishop, who flourished under Emperor Marcus Antoninus.

Rotómagi sancti Melánii Epíscopi, qui, a sancto Stéphano Papa ordinátus, illuc ad prædicándum Evangélium missus est.
At Rouen, St. Melanius, bishop, who was ordained by Pope St. Stephen and sent there to preach the Gospel.

In Túscia sancti Donáti Scoti, Epíscopi Fæsuláni.
In Tuscany, St. Donatus of Scotland, bishop of Fiesole.

Verónæ sancti Verecúndi, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
At Verona, St. Verecundus, 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.

October XXII.
St. Philip, Bishop of Heraclea, and Companions, Martyrs
SS. Nunilo and Alodia, Virgins and Martyrs, in Spain
St. Donatus, Bishop of Fiesoli, in Tuscany, Confessor
St. Mello, or Melanius, Bishop of Rouen, Confessor
St. Mark, Bishop of Jerusalem, Confessor

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