Tertio Nonas Augusti. Luna

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Tertio Nonas Augusti. Luna … This Day, the Third Day of August

Hierosolymis Inventio beatissimi Stephani Protomartyris, et sanctorum Gamalielis, Nicodemi et Abibonis, sicut Luciano Presbytero divinitus revelatum est, Honorii Principis tempore. At Jerusalem, the finding of the body of most blessed Stephen, first martyr, and of the Saints Gamaliel, Nicodemus, and Abibo, through a divine revelation made to the priest Lucian, in the time of the emperor Honorius.

Philippis, in Macedonia, sanctae Lydiae purpurariae, quae, praedicante ibidem sancto Paulo Apostolo, ut beatus Lucas in Actibus Apostolicis refert, omnium prima credidit Evangelio. At Philippi, in Macedonia, St. Lydia, a dealer in purple, who was the first to believe in the Gospel when the Apostle St. Paul preached in that city. 

Neapoli, in Campania, sancti Aspreni Episcopi, qui a sancto Petro Apostolo, curatus ab infirmitate ac deinde baptizatus, ejusdem civitatis Episcopus ordinatus fuit. At Naples, in Campania, St. Aspren, bishop, who was cured of a sickness by the Apostle St. Peter, and after being baptized, was made bishop of that city. 

Constantinopoli natalis sancti Hermelli Martyris. At Constantinople, the birthday of St. Hermellus, martyr. 

Apud Indos, Persis finitimos, passio sanctorum Monachorum, et aliorum fidelium, quos Abenner Rex, persequens Ecclesiam Dei, diversis afflictos suppliciis, caedi jussit. In the East Indies, near Persia, the martyrdom of holy monks and other Christians who were put to death after suffering various torments, during the persecution of the Church of God by King Abenner. 

Augustoduni depositio sancti Euphronii, Episcopi et Confessoris. At Autun, the demise of St. Euphronius, bishop and confessor.

Anagniae sancti Petri Episcopi, qui, monastica primum observantia, defnde pastorali vigilantia clarus, quievit in Domino. At Anagni, St. Peter, bishop, who rested in the Lord after gaining great renown for monastical observance and for pastoral vigilance.

Beroeae, in Syria, sanctarum mulierum Marana; et Cyrae. At Beroea, in Syria, the holy women Marana and Cyra.

Et alibi aliorum plurimorum sanctorum Martyrum et Confessorum, atque sanctarum Virginum. R. Deo gratias. And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins. Response: Thanks be to God.

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