Décimo octávo Kaléndas Septémbris


Décimo octávo Kaléndas Septémbris. Luna . The Fifteenth Day of August. The Night of the Moon. 

Assúmptio sanctíssimæ Dei Genitrícis Vírginis Maríæ. The Assumption of the most holy Virgin Mary, Mother of God.

Cracóviæ, in Polónia, natális sancti Hyacínthi, ex Ordine Prædicatórum, Confessóris, quem Clemens Octávus, Póntifex Máximus, in Sanctórum númerum rétulit. Ipsíus autem festum sextodécimo Kaléndas Septémbris celebrátur. At Cracow in Poland, St. Hyacinth, confessor of the Order of Preachers, whom Pope Clement VIII placed in the number of the saints. His feast is observed on the 17th of August.

Apud Albam Regálem, in Pannónia, item natális sancti Stéphani, Regis Hungarórum et Confessóris; qui, divínis virtútibus exornátus, primus Húngaros ad Christi fidem convértit, et a Deípara Vírgine, ipso die Assumptiónis suæ, in cælum recéptus fuit. Ejus vero festívitas quarto Nonas Septémbris, quo die munitíssima Budæ arx, sancti Regis ope, recólitur, ex dispositióne Innocéntii Papæ Undécimi. At Alba Regalis in Hungary, St. Stephen, King of Hungary, who was graced with divine virtues, was the first to convert the Hungarians to the faith of Christ, and was received into heaven by the Virgin Mother of God on the very day of her Assumption. By decree of Pope Innocent XI, his feast is kept on the 2nd of September, on which day the strong city of Buda, by the aid of the holy king, was recovered by the Christian army.

Romæ, via Appia, sancti Tharsícii Acolythi, quem Pagáni, cum inveníssent Córporis Christi Sacraménta portántem, cœpérunt disquírere quid géreret. At ipse, indígnum júdicans porcis pródere margarítas, támdiu ab illis mactátus luto ejus córpore, sacrílegi discussóres nihil Sacramentórum Christi in occísi mánibus aut in véstibus invenérunt. Christiáni autem collegérunt Mártyris corpus, et in cœmetério Callísti honorifice sepeliérunt. At Rome, on the Appian Way, St. Tarsicius, acolyte. The pagans accosted him as he was carrying the Sacrament of Christ’s Body, and began to inquire what it was. But he judged it an unworthy thing to cast pearls before swine. They therefore beat him with sticks and stones until he expired. The sacrilegious searchers examined his body, but found no vestige of the Sacrament of Christ, either in his hands or in his clothes. The Christians took up the body of the martyr, and buried it reverently in the cemetery of Callistus.

Tagáste, in Africa, sancti Alípii Epíscopi, qui beáti Augustíni olim discípulus, póstea in conversióne sócius, in múnere pastoráli colléga, et in certamínibus advérsus hæréticos commílito strénuus, ac demum in cælésti glória consors fuit. At Tagaste in Africa, St. Alipius, bishop, who was the disciple of blessed Augustine, and the companion of his conversion, his colleague in the pastoral charge, his valiant fellow-soldier in disputing heretics, and finally his partner in the glory of heaven.

Suessióne, in Gálliis, sancti Arnúlfi, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Soissons in France, St. Arnold, bishop and confessor.

Romæ sancti Stanislái Kostkæ Polóni, novítii e Societáte Jesu et Confessóris; qui, consummátus in brevi, per angélicam vitæ innocéntiam explévit témpora multa, et a Benedícto Décimo tértio, Pontífice Máximo, in Sanctórum album relátus est. At Rome, St. Stanislas Kostka, a native of Poland, confessor of the Society of Jesus, who being made perfect in a short time, fulfilled a long time by the angelic innocence of his life. He was inscribed on the list of the saints by the Sovereign Pontiff, Benedict XIII.

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

August XV.
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
St. Alipius, Bishop and Confessor
St. Arnoul, or Arnulphus, Bishop of Soissons, Confessor
St. Mac Cartin, Aid or Aed, Bishop of Clogher, Confessor in Ireland

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