Décimo Kaléndas Septémbris. Luna.


Décimo Kaléndas Septémbris. Luna. The Twenty-Third Day of August. The Night of the Moon.

Vigília sancti Bartholomǽi Apóstoli.
The Vigil of St. Bartholomew, Apostle.

Sancti Philíppi Benítii, Confessóris, qui Ordinis Servórum beátæ Maríæ Vírginis éxstitit propagátor, ac prídie hujus diéi migrávit ad Dóminum.
St. Philip Beniti, confessor, promoter of the Order of the Servants of the Blessed Virgin Mary, who departed to the Lord on the previous day.
Apud Ostia Tiberína sanctórum Mártyrum Quiríaci Epíscopi, Máximi Presbyteri, Archelái Diáconi, et Sociórum, qui sub Ulpiáno Præfécto, témpore Alexándri, passi sunt.
At Ostia, the holy martyrs Quiriacus, bishop, Maximus, priest, Archelaus, deacon, and their companions, who suffered under prefect Ulpian, in the time of Alexander.
Antiochíæ natális sanctórum Mártyrum Restitúti, Donáti, Valeriáni et Fructuósæ, cum áliis duódecim; qui præclaríssimo confessiónis honóre coronáti sunt.
At Antioch, the birthday of the holy martyrs Restitutus, Donatus, Valerian, and Fructuosa, with twelve others, who were crowned after having distinguished themselves by a glorious confession.
Ægǽæ, in Cilícia, sanctórum Mártyrum fratrum Cláudii, Astérii et Neónis, qui, Christiánæ religiónis a novérca accusáti, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre et Lysia Præside, post acérba torménta cruci sunt affíxi, in qua victóres cum Christo triumphárunt.  Passæ sunt post eos Donvína et Theonílla.
At Aegaea in Cilicia, the holy martyrs Claudius, Asterius, and Neon, brothers, who were accused of being Christians by their stepmother, under Emperor Diocletian and the governor Lysias.  After enduring bitter torments, they were fastened to a cross, and thus conquered and triumphed with Christ.  After them suffered Dovina and Theonilla.
Rhemis, in Gállia, natális sanctórum Timóthei et Apollináris, qui, ibídem consummáto martyrio, cæléstia regna meruérunt.
At Rheims in France, the birthday of the Saints Timothy and Apollinaris, who merited to enter the heavenly kingdom by completing their martyrdom in that city.
Lugdúni, in Gállia, sanctórum Mártyrum Minérvi, et Eleazári cum fíliis octo.
At Lyons, the holy martyrs Minervus and Eleazar, with his eight sons.
Item sancti Luppi Mártyris, qui, ex sérvili conditióne, Christi libertáte donátus, martyrii quoque coróna dignátus est.
Also St. Luppus, martyr, who, though a slave, enjoyed the liberty of Christ, and was likewise deemed worthy of the crown of martyrdom.
Hierosólymis sancti Zachæi Epíscopi, qui, quartus a beáto Jacóbo Apóstolo, Hierosolymitánum Ecclésiam rexit.
At Jerusalem, St. Zachaeus, bishop, who governed the Church in that city the fourth after the blessed apostle James.
Alexandríæ sancti Theónæ, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
At Alexandria, St. Theonas, bishop and confessor.
Uticæ, in Africa, beáti Victóris Epíscopi.
At Utica in Africa, blessed Victor, bishop.
Augustodúni sancti Flaviáni Epíscopi.
At Autun, St. Flavian, bishop.

August XXIII.
St. Philip Beniti, Confessor
SS. Claudius, Asterius, Neon, Domnina, and Theonilla, Martyrs
St. Apollinaris Sidonius, Bishop of Clermont, Confessor
St. Theonas, Bishop of Alexandria, Confessor
St. Eugenius, Bishop in Ireland
St. Justinian, Hermit and Martyr


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