Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna


Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Fifteenth Day of June. The Night of the Moon. 

Apud Silárum flumen, in Lucánia, natális sanctórum Mártyrum Viti, Modésti atque Crescéntiæ, qui, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre, e Sicília illuc deláti, ibídem, post ollam fervéntis plumbi, post béstias et catástas divína virtúte superátas, cursum gloriósi certáminis peregérunt. Near the river Silaro in Lucania, the birthday of the holy martyrs Vitus, Modestus, and Crescentia, who were brought there from Sicily in the reign of the emperor Diocletian. They were plunged into a vessel of molten lead, exposed to the beasts, and stretched on the rack, but after having survived these torments through the power of God, they came to the end of their glorious trials.

Doróstori, in Mysia inferióre, sancti Hesychii mílitis, qui, cum beáto Júlio comprehénsus, post eum, sub Máximo Præside, martyrio coronátus est. At Silistria in Rumania, St. Hesychius, a soldier, who was arrested with blessed Julius, and under the governor Maximus followed him to the crown of martyrdom.

Zephyrii, in Cilícia, sancti Dulæ Mártyris, qui sub Præside Máximo, ob Christi nomen, virgis cæsus, in cratícula pósitus, fervénti óleo incénsus aliáque passus, martyrii palmam victor accépit. At Zephirium in Cilicia, St. Dulas, martyr under the governor Maximus. For the name of Christ, he was scourged, laid on the gridiron, scalded with boiling oil, and after enduring other trials, received for his victory the palm of martyrdom.

Córdubæ, in Hispánia, sanctæ Beníldis Mártyris. At Cordova in Spain, St. Benildes, martyr.

Sibápoli, in Mesopotámia, sanctárum Vírginum et Mártyrum Lybes et Leónidis sorórum, et Eutrópiæ, puéllæ annórum duódecim; quæ per divérsa torménta ad corónam martyrii pervenérunt. At Palmyra in Sicily, the holy martyrs Libya and Leonides, sisters, and Eutropia, a girl of twelve years, who won the crown of martyrdom by various torments.

Apud Valencénas, in Gállia, deposítio sancti Landelíni Abbátis. At Valenciennes in France, the death of St. Landelin, abbot.

Arvérnis, in Gállia, sancti Abrahæ Confessóris, sanctitáte ac miráculis illústris. In Auvergne in France, St. Abraham, confessor, illustrious by his holiness and miracles.

Pibráci, in diœcési Tolosáni, sanctæ Germánæ Cousin, Vírginis, quæ custodiéndis grégibus addícta permánsit, et, cum húmilis ac pauper vixísset, et, multis ærúmnis patientíssime tolerátis, migrásset ad Sponsum, plúrimis post óbitum miráculis cláruit; atque a Pio Nono, Pontífice Máximo, in sanctárum Vírginum número adscrípta fuit. At Pibrac in the diocese of Toulouse, St. Germaine Cousin, virgin. After a life of poverty, humility, and patient suffering amidst many trials as shepherdess of her flocks, she went to her heavenly spouse, and became renowned for numerous miracles after her death. Pope Pius IX placed her in the number of holy virgins.

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 XV.
SS. Vitus or Guy, Crescentia, and Modestus, Martyrs
St. Landelin, Abbot
B. Bernard of Menthon, Confessor
St. Vaughe of Ireland, Hermit
B. Gregory Lewis Barbadigo, Cardinal Bishop of Padua, Confessor

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