Quinto Idus Octóbris. Luna


Quinto Idus Octóbris.  Luna The Eleventh Day of October. The Night of the Moon.

Festum Maternitátis beátæ Maríæ Vírginis.
The Motherhood of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Tarsi, in Cilícia, sanctárum mulíerum Zenáidis et Philoníllæ sorórum, quæ beáti Pauli Apóstoli consanguíneæ et in fide fuérunt discípulæ.
At Tarsus in Cilicia, the holy women Zenaida and Philonilla, sisters, who were relatives of the blessed apostle Paul and his disciples in the faith.

In pago Vilcassíno, in Gállia, pássio sanctórum Mártyrum Nicásii, qui erat Rotomagénsis Epíscopus, Quiríni Presbyteri, Scubículi Diáconi, et Piéntiæ Vírginis, sub Præside Fescénnio.
In the neighbourhood of Vexin in France, in the time of the governor Fescennius, the passion of the holy martyrs Nicasius, bishop of Rouen, the priest Quirinus, the deacon Scubiculus, and Pientia, a virgin.

Vesontióne, in Gálliis, sancti Germáni, Epíscopi et Mártyris.
At Besançon in France, St. Germanus, bishop and martyr.
Item pássio sanctórum Anastásii Presbyteri, Plácidi, Genésii et Sociórum.
Also, the martyrdom of the Saints Anastasius, a priest, Placidus, Genesius, and their companions.

Tarsi, in Cilícia, natális sanctórum Mártyrum Tháraci, Probi et Andrónici; qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, longo témpore cárceris squalóre afflícti, et tértio divérsis torméntis et supplíciis examináti, tandem, in confessióne Christi, abscíssis cervícibus, triúmphum glóriæ sunt adépti.
At Tarsus in Cilicia, the birthday of the holy martyrs Tharacus, Probus, and Andronicus, who endured a long and painful imprisonment during the persecution of Diocletian.  They were three times subjected to diverse punishments and tortures, and finally obtained a glorious triumph for the confession of Christ by having their heads struck off.
In Thebáide sancti Sarmátæ, qui fuit discípulus beáti Antónii Abbátis, et a Saracénis pro Christo necátus est.
In Thebais, St. Sarmata, disciple of the blessed abbot Anthony, who was put to death for Christ by the Saracens.

Ucétiæ, in Gállia Narbonénsi, sancti Firmíni, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
At Uzès in France, St. Firmin, bishop and confessor.

Calótii, in diœcési Asténsi, olim Papiénsi, sancti Alexándri Sauli, e Clericórum Regulárium sancti Pauli Congregatióne, Epíscopi et Confessóris; quem, génere, virtútibus, doctrína et miráculis clarum, Pius Décimus, Póntifex Máximus, Sanctórum fastis adscrípsit.
At Calozzo, in the diocese of Asti, formerly that of Pavia, St. Alexander Sauli, bishop and confessor of the Clerics Regular of St. Paul.  He was of noble birth and renowned for virtues, learning, and miracles.  Pope Pius X placed him in the canon of the saints.

In monastério Achadh-boénsi, in Hibérnia, sancti Cánici, Presbyteri et Abbátis.
In the monastery of Aghaboe in Ireland, St. Canice, priest and abbot.

Lyræ, in Bélgio, deposítio sancti Gummári Confessóris,
At Lier in Belgium, the death of St. Gummarus, confessor.

Apud Rhédones, in Gállia, sancti Æmiliáni Confessóris.
At Rennes in France, St. Emilian, confessor.

Verónæ sanctæ Placídiæ Vírginis.
At Verona, St. Placidia, virgin.

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 XI.
SS. Tarachus, Probus, and Andronicus, Martyrs
St. Gummar, or Gomer, Confessor
St. Ethelburge, or Edilburge, Virgin and Abbess
St. Canicus, or Kenny, Abbot in Ireland

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