Sexto Kaléndas Júnii. Luna

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Sexto Kaléndas Júnii. Luna . The Twenty-Seventh Day of May. The Night of the Moon. 

Sancti Bedæ Venerábilis, Presbyteri, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris; qui migrávit in cælum octávo Kaléndas Júnii. St. Venerable Bede, priest, confessor, and doctor of the Church, who went to heaven on the 25th of May.

Sancti Joánnis Primi, Papæ et Mártyris; cujus dies natális quintodécimo Kaléndas Júnii refértur, sed festívitas hac die, ob Translatiónem córporis ejus, potíssimum celebrátur. St. John I, pope and martyr. His birthday is observed on the 18th of May, but his feast is celebrated today because of the translation of his revered body.

Doróstori, in Mysia inferióre, pássio beáti Júlii, qui, témpore Alexándri Imperatóris, cum esset veteránus et eméritæ milítiæ, comprehénsus est ab officiálibus, et Máximo Prǽsidi oblátus; quo præsénte, cum exsecrarétur idóla, et Christi nomen constantíssime confiterétur, capitáli senténtia punítus est. At Silistria in Bulgaria, during the reign of Emperor Alexander, the martyrdom of blessed Julius, a veteran soldier in retirement, who was arrested by the officials and presented to the governor Maximus. Having denounced the idols in his presence, and confessed the name of Christ with utmost constancy, he was condemned to capital punishment.

In pago Atrebaténsi sancti Ranúlfi Mártyris. In the district of Arras, St. Ralph, martyr.

Apud Soram sanctæ Restitútæ, Vírginis et Mártyris; quæ, sub Aureliáno Imperatóre et Agáthio Procónsule, fídei certámine suscépto, dǽmonum ímpetus, paréntum blandítias et tortórum sævítiam superávit, ac demum, cum áliis Christiánis, cápite truncáta, martyrio decoráta est. At Sora, in the time of Emperor Aurelian and the proconsul Agathius, St. Restituta, virgin and martyr, who overcame in a trial for the faith the violence of the demons, the affections of her family, and the cruelty of the executioners. Being finally beheaded with other Christians, she obtained the honour of martyrdom.

Aráusicæ, in Gálliis, sancti Eutrópii Epíscopi, virtútibus atque miráculis illústris. At Orange in France, St. Eutropius, a bishop illustrious for virtues and miracles.

Herbípoli, in Germánia, sancti Brunónis, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Wurzburg in Germany, St. Bruno, bishop and confessor.

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

May XXVII.
St. John, Pope and Martyr
St. Bede, Confessor and Father of the Church
St. Julius, Martyr

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