Sexto Idus Octóbris. Luna


Sexto Idus Octóbris.  Luna .The Tenth Day of October. The Night of the Moon.

Sancti Francísci Bórgiæ, Sacerdótis e Societáte Jesu et Confessóris, cujus dies natális prídie Kaléndas Octóbris recensétur.
St. Francis Borgia, confessor, priest of the Society of Jesus, whose birthday is mentioned on the 30th of September.

Apud Septam, in Mauritánia Tingitána, pássio sanctórum septem Mártyrum, ex Ordine Minórum, scílicet Daniélis, Samuélis, Angeli, Leónis, Nicolái, Hugolíni, et Domni; qui, cum essent omnes præter Domnum Sacerdótes, ibídem, ob Evangélii prædicatiónem et Mahuméticæ confutatiónem sectæ, a Saracénis contumélias, víncula et flagélla perpéssi, demum, capítibus abscíssis, martyrii palmam adépti sunt.
At Ceuta in Morocco, the passion of seven holy martyrs of the Order of Friars Minor: Daniel, Samuel, Angelus, Leo, Nicholas, Ugolino, and Domnus, all of whom were priests except Domnus.  Because they had preached the Gospel and put to silence the doctrines of Mohammed, they suffered insults, fetters, and scourgings from the Saracens in that place.  They were at last beheaded and thus obtained the palm of martyrdom.

Colóniæ Agrippínæ sancti Gereónis Mártyris, cum áliis trecéntis decem et octo; qui pro vera pietáte, in persecutióne Maximiáni, gládiis patiéntes colla subdidérunt.
At Cologne, in the persecution of Maximian, St. Gereon and three hundred and eighteen other martyrs who patiently bowed to the sword for the true religion.

In território ejúsdem urbis sanctórum Victóris et Sociórum Mártyrum.
In the neighbourhood of the same city, the holy martyrs Victor and his companions.

Bonnæ, in Germánia, sanctórum Mártyrum Cássii et Floréntii, cum áliis plúrimis.
At Bonn in Germany, the holy martyrs Cassius and Florentius, with many others.

Nicomedíæ sanctórum Mártyrum Eulámpii, et soróris Eulámpiæ Vírginis.  Hæc porro, cum audísset pro Christo fratrem torquéri, in médiam turbam exsíluit, et, fratrem amplexáta, huic sóciam se adjúnxit; atque ambo, conjécti in ollam fervéntis ólei, sed nulla ex parte læsi, tandem, una cum áliis ducéntis, qui eo miráculo permóti credidérunt in Christum, cápitis obtruncatióne martyrium complevérunt.
At Nicomedia, the holy martyrs Eulampius, and his sister, the virgin Eulampia.  Upon hearing that her brother was tortured for Christ, she rushed through the crowd, embraced him, and became his companion.  Both were cast into a cauldron of boiling oil, but being uninjured, their martyrdom was completed by beheading along with two hundred others, who, impressed by the miracle, had believed in Christ.

In Creta ínsula beáti Pinyti, inter Epíscopos nobilíssimi.  Hic, Gnósiæ urbis Epíscopus, sub Marco Antoníno Vero et Lúcio Aurélio Cómmodo flóruit, et in scriptis suis, velut in quodam spéculo, vivéntem sui relíquit imáginem.
On the island of Crete, blessed Pinytus, most noble of bishops.  He was bishop of Gnosia, and flourished under Marcus Antoninus Verus and Lucius Aurelius Commodus.  He left in his writings, as in a mirror, a vivid picture of himself.

Eboráci, in Anglia, sancti Paulíni Epíscopi, qui fuit beáti Gregórii Papæ discípulus; et, una cum áliis, ad prædicándum Evangélium illuc ab eo missus, Edwínum Regem ejúsque pópulum ad Christi fidem convértit.
At York in England, the holy bishop Paulinus, disciple of the blessed pope Gregory.  He was sent there by that pope along with others to preach the Gospel, and he converted King Edwin and his people to the faith of Christ.

Populónii, in Túscia, sancti Cerbónii, Epíscopi et Confessóris, qui (ut sanctus Gregórius Papa refert) in vita et morte miráculis cláruit.
At Piombino in Tuscany, St. Cerbonius, bishop and confessor.  St. Gregory relates that he was renowned for miracles, both during life and after death.

Verónæ sancti Cerbónii Epíscopi.
At Verona, another St. Cerbonius, bishop.

Cápuæ sancti Paulíni Epíscopi.
At Capua, St. Paulinus, bishop.

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.

October X.
St. Francis Borgia, Confessor
St. Paulinus, Archbishop of York, Confessor
St. John of Bridlington, Confessor

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