Duodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna


Duodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Twentieth Day of June. The Night of the Moon. 

In ínsula Póntia natális sancti Silvérii, Papæ et Mártyris, qui, cum Anthimum, Epíscopum hæréticum, a suo prædecessóre Agapíto depósitum, restitúere noluísset, a Belisário, agénte ímpia Theodóra Augústa, in exsílium pulsus est, et ibídem, pro fide cathólica multis ærúmnis conféctus, defécit. On the island of Pontia, the birthday of St. Silverius, pope and martyr. For refusing to reinstate the heretical bishop Anthimus who had been deposed by his predecessor Agapitus, he was banished to the isle of Pontia by Belisarius, prompted by the wicked empress Theodora. He died there, consumed by many tribulations for the Catholic faith.

Romæ deposítio sancti Nováti, qui fuit fílius beáti Pudéntis Senatóris, et frater sancti Timóthei Presbyteri et sanctárum Christi Vírginum Pudentiánæ et Praxédis, qui ab Apóstolis erudíti sunt in fide. Ipsórum vero domus, in Ecclésiam commutáta, Pastóris Títulus appellátur. At Rome, the death of St. Novatius, son of the blessed senator Pudens, and brother of the saintly priest Timothy and the holy virgins of Christ, Pudentiana and Praxedes, who had been instructed in the faith by the apostles. Their house was converted into a church, and bore the title of the Shepherd.

Tomis, in Ponto, sanctórum Mártyrum Pauli et Cyríaci. At Tomis in Pontus, the holy martyrs Paul and Cyriacus.

Petræ, in Palæstína, sancti Macárii Epíscopi, qui, ab Ariánis passus multa et in Africa relegátus, Conféssor quiévit in Dómino. At Petra in Palestine, St. Macarius, a bishop, who suffered many things from the Arians, and was banished to Africa where he rested in the Lord.

Híspali, in Hispánia, sanctæ Florentínæ Vírginis, soróris sanctórum Leándri et Isidóri Episcopórum. At Seville in Spain, the holy virgin Florentina, sister of the sainted bishops Leander and Isidore.

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 XX.
St. Silverius, Pope and Martyr
St. Gobain of Ireland, Priest and Martyr
St. Idaberga or Edburge, Virgin
St. Bain, Bishop of Terouanne

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