Duodécimo Kaléndas Augústi


Duodécimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Twenty-First Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Romæ sanctæ Praxédis Vírginis, quæ, in omni castitáte et lege divína cum esset erudíta, vigíliis et oratiónibus atque jejúniis assídue vacans, quiévit in Christo, sepúltaque est, juxta sorórem suam Pudentiánam, via Salária. At Rome, the holy virgin Praxedes, who was brought up in all chastity and in the knowledge of the divine law. Diligently attending to watching, prayer, and fasting, she rested in Christ, and was buried near her sister Pudentiana on the Salarian Way.

Babylóne sancti Daniélis Prophétæ. At Babylon, the holy prophet Daniel.

Cománæ, in Arménia, sancti Zótici, Epíscopi et Mártyris; qui sub Sevéro coronátus est. At Comana in Armenia, the holy bishop and martyr Zoticus, who was crowned under Severus.

Massíliæ, in Gállia, natális sancti Victóris, qui, cum esset miles, et nec militáre neque idólis sacrificáre vellet, hinc, primo in cárcerem trusus ibíque ab Angelo visitátus, deínde váriis cruciátibus punítus, novíssime, contrítus in mola pistória, martyrium consummávit. Passi sunt cum ipso et tres mílites, id est Alexánder, Feliciánus et Longínus. At Marseilles in France, the birthday of St. Victor, a soldier. Because he refused to serve in the army and sacrifice to idols, he was thrust into prison, where he was visited by an angel. He was subjected to various torments, and finally being crushed under a millstone, he ended his martyrdom. With him also suffered three soldiers, Alexander, Felician, and Longinus.

Trecis, in Gállia, pássio sanctórum Cláudii, Justi, Jucundíni et Sociórum quinque, sub Aureliáno Imperatóre. At Troyes in France, the martyrdom of the saints Claudius, Justus, Jucundinus, and five companions, in the time of Emperor Aurelian.

Ibídem sanctæ Júliæ, Vírginis et Mártyris. In the same place, St. Julia, virgin and martyr.

Argentoráti sancti Arbogásti Epíscopi, miráculis clari. At Strasbourg, St. Arbogast, a bishop, renowned for miracles.

In Syria sancti Joánnis Mónachi, qui éxstitit colléga sancti Simeónis. In Syria, the holy monk John of Edessa, a companion of St. Simeon.

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

July XXI.
St. Praxedes, Virgin
St. Zoticus, Bishop of Comana in Cappadocia, Martyr
St. Barhadbesciabas, Deacon, Martyr
St. Victor of Marseilles, Martyr
St. Arbogastus, Bishop of Strasburg, Confessor

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