Octávo Idus Júnii. Luna.


Octávo Idus Júnii. Luna . The Sixth Day of June.  The Night of the Moon.

Magdebúrgi sancti Norbérti, ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopi et Confessóris, qui Fundátor exstitit Ordinis Præmonstraténsis.

At Magdeburg, St. Norbert, bishop of that city, confessor.  He was the founder of the Premonstratensian Order.

Cæsaréæ, in Palæstína, natális beáti Philíppi, qui fuit unus de septem primis Diáconis.  Hic, signis et prodígiis clarus, Samaríam ad Christi fidem convértit, et Regínæ Æthíopum Cándacis Eunúchum baptizávit, ac demum apud Cæsaréam requiévit.  Juxta ipsum tres Vírgines, ejus fíliæ ac Prophetíssæ, tumulátæ jacent; nam quarta fília ejus, plena Spíritu Sancto, Ephesi occúbuit.

At Caesarea in Palestine, the birthday of blessed Philip, one of the first seven deacons.  He was renowned for miracles and prodigies.  He converted Samaria to the faith of Christ, baptized the eunuch of Candace, queen of Ethiopia, and finally rested in peace at Caesarea.  Near him are buried three of his daughters, virgins and prophetesses.  His fourth daughter died at Ephesus, filled with the Holy Ghost.

Romæ sancti Artémii, cum uxóre sua Cándida, et fília Paulína.  Ex his Artémius, ad prædicatiónem et mirácula sancti Petri Exorcístæ, ad Christum convérsus, et, cum omni domo sua, a sancto Marcellíno Presbytero baptizátus, Seréni Judicis jussu plumbátis cæsus et gládio percússus est; uxor vero ejus et fília, in cryptam impúlsæ, lapídibus ruderibúsque sunt óbrutæ.

At Rome, St. Artemius, with his wife Candida and his daughter Paulina.  Artemius became a believer through the preaching and miracles of St. Peter the Exorcist, who was baptized with all his household by the priest St. Marcellinus.  By order of Judge Serenus, he was scourged with leaded whips, and then slain with the sword.  His wife and daughter were forced into a pit and covered with stones and earth.

In agro Bononiénsi sancti Alexándri, Epíscopi Fæsuláni et Mártyris; qui, rédiens ex urbe Papía, ubi Ecclésiæ suæ bona apud Longobardórum Regem ab usurpatóribus vindicáverat, ab his in Rhenum flúvium est dejéctus et aquis præfocátus.

In the district of Bologna, St. Alexander, bishop of Fiesole and martyr.  While returning from the town of Pavia, where he had defended the title to the goods of his church before the Lombard king against those taking them away, he was seized by the usurpers, cast into the Rhine river, and drowned.

Tarsi, in Cilícia, sanctórum Mártyrum vigínti, qui, tempóribus Diocletiáni et Maximiáni, sub Simplício Júdice, per divérsa torménta glorificavérunt Deum in corpóribus suis.

At Tarsus in Cilicia, in the time of Emperors Diocletian and Maximian, and the governor Simplicius, twenty holy martyrs, who, through various torments to their bodies, glorified God.

Noviodúni, in Gálliis, sanctórum Mártyrum Amántii, Alexándri et Sociórum.

At Noyon in France, the holy martyrs Amantius, Alexander, and their companions.

Medioláni deposítio sancti Eustórgii Secúndi, Epíscopi et Confessóris.

At Milan, the death of St. Eustorgius II, bishop and confessor.

Verónæ sancti Joánnis Epíscopi. At Verona, the bishop St. John.

Vesontióne, in Gálliis, sancti Cláudii Epíscopi.

At Besançon, France, the bishop St. Claudius.

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.
  Thanks be to God.


June VI.
St. Norbert, Archbishop of Magdebourg, Confessor
St. Philip the Deacon
St. Gudwall, Bishop and Confessor
St. Claude, Archbishop of Besançon, Confessor


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