Idibus Septémbris. Luna.


Idibus Septémbris. Luna . The Thirteenth Day of September. The Night of the Moon.

Alexandríæ natális beáti Philíppi, patris sanctæ Eugéniæ Vírginis.  Hic, dignitátem Præfectúræ Ægypti déserens, Baptísmatis grátiam assecútus est; quem, in oratióne constitútum, jussit Teréntius Præféctus, ejus succéssor, gládio jugulári.
At Alexandria, the birthday of blessed Philip, father of the virgin St. Eugenia.  Resigning the dignity of prefect of Egypt, he received the grace of baptism.  His successor, the prefect Terentius, had him pierced through the throat with a sword while he was praying.
Item sanctórum Mártyrum Macróbii et Juliáni, qui sub Licínio passi sunt.
Also, the holy martyrs Macrobius and Julian, who suffered under Licinius.
Eódem die sancti Ligórii Mártyris, qui a Gentílibus, in erémo degens, ob Christi fidem necátus est.
On the same day, St. Ligorius, martyr.  While living in the desert, he was murdered by heathens for the faith of Christ.

Alexandríæ sancti Eulógii Epíscopi, doctrína et sanctitáte célebris.
At Alexandria, St. Eulogius, a bishop celebrated for learning and sanctity.

Andégavi, in Gállia, sancti Maurílii Epíscopi, qui innúmeris miráculis cláruit.
At Angers in France, St. Maurilius, a bishop renowned for numberless miracles.

Apud Sénonas sancti Amáti, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
At Sens, St. Amatus, bishop and confessor.

In monastério Romárico, in Gállia, sancti Amáti, Presbyteri et Abbátis, abstinéntia et miraculórum dono illústris.
In the monastery of Remiremont in France, St. Amatus, priest and abbot, illustrious for the virtue of abstinence and the gift of miracles.

Ipso die sancti Venérii Confessóris, admirándæ sanctitátis viri, qui in ínsula Palmária vitam eremíticam duxit.
The same day, St. Venerius, confessor, a man of admirable sanctity who led the life of a hermit on the island of Palmaria.

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 XIII.
St. Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria, Confessor
St. Amatus, Bishop and Confessor
St. Amatus, or Amé, Abbot and Confessor
St. Maurilius, Bishop of Angers, Confessor

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