Idibus Januárii. Luna.


Idibus Januárii.  Luna. The Thirteenth Day of January. The Night of the Moon.

Octáva Epiphaníæ Domini. The Octave of the Epiphany of our Lord. Pictávis, in Gállia, natális sancti Hilárii, Epíscopi et Confessóris; qui, ob cathólicam fidem, quam strénue propugnávit, quadriénnio apud Phrygiam relegátus, ibi, inter ália mirácula, mórtuum suscitávit. Eum Pius Nonus, Póntifex Máximus, universális Ecclésiæ Doctórem declarávit et confirmávit. Ipsíus autem festum sequénti die celebrátur. At Poitiers in France, the birthday of St. Hilary, bishop and confessor of the Catholic faith which he courageously defended, and for which he was banished for four years to Phrygia, where, among other miracles, he raised a man from the dead. Pius IX declared him a doctor of the Church. His festival is celebrated tomorrow. Rhemis, in Gállia, item natális sancti Remígii, Epíscopi et Confessóris. Hic gentem Francórum convértit ad Christum, Clodovéo, ipsórum Rege, sacris baptísmatis undis et fídei sacraméntis initiáto; et, cum annos plúrimos in Episcopátu explésset, sanctitáte et miraculórum glória conspícuus, decéssit e vita. Ejus vero festívitas Kaléndis Octóbris potíssimum recólitur, quo die sacrum ipsíus corpus translátum fuit. At Rheims in France, St. Remigius, bishop and confessor, who converted the Franks to Christ, and brought Clovis, their king, to the holy font of baptism and instructed him in the mysteries of faith. After he had been bishop for many years, and had distinguished himself by his sanctity and the power of working miracles, he departed this life. His feast is kept on the 1st of October, on which day his holy body was transferred. Romæ, via Lavicána, corónæ sanctórum mílitum quadragínta, quas ipsi, sub Galliéno Imperatóre, pro veræ fídei confessióne percípere meruérunt. At Rome, on the Via Lavicana, the crowning of forty holy soldiers, a reward they merited by confessing the true faith under Emperor Gallienus. Córdubæ, in Hispánia, sanctórum Mártyrum Gumesíndi Presbyteri, et Servidéi Mónachi. At Cordova, the holy martyrs Gumesind, priest, and Servideus, monk. In Sardínia sancti Potíti Mártyris, qui, sub Antoníno Imperatóre et Gelásio Præside, multa passus, demum gládio martyrium consecútus est. In Sardinia, St. Potitus, martyr, who, having suffered much under Emperor Antoninus and the governor Gelasius, was at last put to death by the sword. Singidóni, in Mysia superióre, sanctórum Mártyrum Hérmyli et Stratoníci, qui, post sæva torménta, sub Licínio Imperatóre, in Istrum flumen demérsi sunt. At Belgrade in Serbia, the holy martyrs Hermylus and Stratonicus, who were severely tormented under Emperor Licinius, and then drowned in the river Danube. Cæsaréæ, in Cappadócia, sancti Leóntii Epíscopi, qui, sub Licínio, advérsus Gentíles, et, sub Constantíno, advérsus Ariános plúrimum decertávit. At Caesarea in Cappadocia, St. Leontius, bishop, who fought strongly against the heathens in the reign of Licinius, and against the Arians in the reign of Constantine. Tréviris sancti Agrítii Epíscopi. At Treves, St. Agritius, bishop. In Versíaco monastério, in Gállia, sancti Vivéntii Confessóris. In the monastery of Verzy in France, St. Viventius, confessor. Amaséæ, in Ponto, sanctæ Gláphyræ Vírginis. At Amasea in Pontus, St. Glaphyra, virgin. Medioláni, in cœnóbio sanctæ Marthæ, Beátæ Verónicæ de Binásco Vírginis, ex Ordine sancti Augustíni. At Milan, in the monastery of St. Martha, blessed Veronica of Binasco, virgin, of the Order of St. Augustine.

Et álibi aliórum plurimórum sanctórum Mártyrum et Confessórum, atque sanctárum Vírginum. And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.

R. Deo grátias. R. Thanks be to God.

Butler’s Lives of the Saints:
The Octave of the Epiphany
St. Veronica, Virgin, of Milan
St. Kentigern, Bishop of Glasco, Confessor

ORCCE Ordo: Die Octava Epiphaniae ~ Feria privilegiata; Tempora: Feria II infra Hebdomadam I post Epiphaniam

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