Sexto Kaléndas Februárii. Luna


Sexto Kaléndas Februárii. Luna. The Twenty-Seventh Day of January. The Night of the Moon. 

Sancti Joánnis Chrysóstomi, Epíscopi Constantinopolitáni, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris, cæléstis Oratórum sacrórum Patróni; qui décimo octávo Kaléndas Octóbris obdormívit in Dómino. Ejus sacrum corpus, sub Theodósio junióre, hac die Constantinópolim, inde póstea Romam translátum fuit, et in Basílica Príncipis Apostolórum cónditum. St. John Chrysostom, Bishop of Constantinople, confessor and doctor of the Church, and the heavenly patron of preachers, who fell asleep in the Lord on the 14th of September. His holy body was brought to Constantinople on this day in the reign of Theodosius the younger; it was afterwards taken to Rome and placed in the basilica of the Prince of the Apostles.

Bríxiæ natális sanctæ Angelæ Meríci Vírginis, ex tértio Ordine sancti Francísci, quæ Societátem Vírginum sanctæ Ursulæ instítuit, quarum præcípuum munus esset dirígere adolescéntulas in vias Dómini. Ejus tamen festívitas Kaléndis Júnii celebrátur. At Brescia, the birthday of St. Angela Merici, virgin, who belonged to the Third Order of St. Francis, and who founded the Order of the Nuns of St. Ursula, whose principal aim is to direct young girls in the ways of the Lord. Her feast is celebrated on the 1st of June.

Apud Cenómanos, in Gállia, deposítio sancti Juliáni, ejúsdem urbis primi Epíscopi, quem sanctus Petrus illuc ad prædicándum Evangélium misit. At Le Mans in France, the death of St. Julian, the first bishop of that city, who was sent there by St. Peter to preach the Gospel.

Soræ sancti Juliáni Mártyris, qui, in persecutióne Antoníni, sub Flaviáno Præside, comprehénsus est, et, cum idolórum templum, dum ipse torquerétur, corruísset, martyrii corónam, truncáto cápite, accépit. At Sora, St. Julian, martyr, who, being arrested in the persecution of Antoninus, was beheaded because a pagan temple had fallen to the ground while he was being tortured.
In Africa sancti Avíti Mártyris. In Africa, St. Avitus, martyr.
Ibídem sanctórum Mártyrum Dátii, Reátri et Sociórum, qui in persecutióne Wandálica passi sunt. In the same country, the holy martyrs Datius, Reatrus, and their companions, who suffered in the persecution of the Vandals.
Item sanctórum Datívi, Juliáni, Vincéntii atque aliórum vigínti septem Mártyrum. Also, the holy martyrs Dativus, Julian, Vincent, and twenty-seven others.

Romæ sancti Vitaliáni Papæ. At Rome, St. Vitalian, pope.

In monastério Bobacénsi, in Gállia, sancti Mauri Abbátis. In the monastery of Bobbio in France, St. Maur, abbot.

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.

January XXVII.
St. John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople, and Doctor of the Church
On the Writings of St. John Chrysostom
St. Julian, First Bishop of Mans, Confessor
St. Marius, Abbot


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