Quarto Nonas Septémbris. Luna

romanmartyrologyQuarto Nonas Septémbris. Luna. The Second Day of September. The Night of the Moon.

Sancti Stéphani, Regis Hungarórum et Confessóris; qui décimo octávo Kaléndas Septémbris obdormívit in Dómino.
St. Stephen, king of Hungary and confessor, who fell asleep in the Lord on the 15th of August.

Romæ sanctæ Máximæ Mártyris, quæ, simul cum sancto Ansáno Christum conféssa, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, dum fústibus cæditur, réddidit spíritum.
At Rome, the holy martyr Maxima, who confessed Christ with St. Ansanus in the persecution of Diocletian, and yielded up her soul while being beaten with rods.

Pámiæ, in Gállia, sancti Antoníni Mártyris, cujus relíquiæ apud Ecclésiam Palentínam, in Hispánia, magna veneratióne asservántur.
At Pamiers in France, St. Antoninus, martyr, whose relics are kept with great veneration in the church of Palencia, in Spain.
Item sanctórum Mártyrum Diomédis, Juliáni, Philíppi, Euthychiáni, Hesychii, Leónidæ, Philadélphi, Menalíppi et Pantágapæ; quorum álii igne, álii aqua, ense álii et cruce martyrium complevérunt.
Also, the holy martyrs, Diomedes, Julian, Philip, Eutychian, Hesychius, Leonides, Philadelphus, Menalippus, and Pantagapas.  Their martyrdoms were completed, some by fire, some water, others by the sword or by the cross.
Nicomedíæ sanctórum Mártyrum Zenónis, atque Concórdii et Theodóri, filiórum ejus.
At Nicomedia, the holy martyrs Zeno, and his sons Concordius and Theodore.

Lugdúni, in Gállia, sancti Elpídii, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
At Lyons in France, St. Elpidius, bishop and confessor.

In Picéno item sancti Elpídii Abbátis, cujus nómine óppidum est appellátum, quod ejus sacrum corpus se possidére congáudet.
In Piceno, another St. Elpidius, an abbot.  A town bearing his name glories in the possession of his holy body.

In monte Sorácte sancti Nonnósi Abbátis, qui ingéntis molis saxum oratióne sua tránstulit, aliísque miráculis coruscávit.
On Mount Soracte, Abbot St. Nonnosus, who by his prayers moved a rock of huge proportions, and was renowned for other miracles.

Eódem die Commemorátio sanctórum Mártyrum germanórum Evódii, Hermógenis et Callístæ; de quibus, in Syracusána Sicíliæ urbe martyrium passis, ágitur étiam séptimo Kaléndas Maji.
On the same day, the commemoration of the holy martyrs Evodius and Hermogenes, brothers, and Callista, their sister.  Mention is made of them that they died on the 25th of April in the city of Syracuse in Italy.

Lugdúni, in Gállia, Translátio sanctórum Justi, Epíscopi et Confessóris, ac Viatóris, qui ejus fúerat miníster; quorum natális dies respectíve prídie Idus Octóbris et duodécimo Kaléndas Novémbris recensétur.
At Lyons in France, the translation of St. Justus, bishop and confessor, and Viator, his servant, whose birthdays occur on the 14th of October and the 21st of October.

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.

September II.
St. Stephen, King of Hungary, Confessor
St. Justus, Archbishop of Lyons, Confessor
St. William, Bishop of Roschild, Confessor
B. Margaret, Virgin and Martyr at Louvain, in Brabant

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