Sexto Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna


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

Open Doors – The world’s largest outreach to persecuted Christians in the most high-risk places.

Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East – providing humanitarian relief in Iraq through St George’s Church and Clinic.

Voice of the Persecuted – Informing the world of Christian persecution, one of the worst humanitarian crises on the planet, today.

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