Décimo Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna.


Décimo Kaléndas Octóbris.  Luna The Twenty-Second Day of September. The Night of the Moon.

Sancti Thomæ a Villa Nova, ex Eremitárum sancti Augustíni Ordine, Epíscopi Valentíni et Confessóris; cujus dies natális recólitur sexto Idus Septémbris.
St. Thomas of Villanova, of the Order of Hermits of St. Augustine, archbishop of Valencia and confessor, whose birthday is the 8th of September.

Sedúni, in Gállia, in loco Agáuno, natális sanctórum Mártyrum Thebæórum Maurítii, Exsupérii, Cándidi, Victóris, Innocéntii et Vitális, cum Sóciis ejúsdem legiónis; qui, sub Maximiáno, pro Christo necáti, gloriósa passióne mundum illustrárunt.
At St. Maurice, near Sion in Switzerland, the birthday of the holy Theban martyrs Maurice, Exuperius, Candidus, Victor, Innocent, and Vitalis, with their companions of the same legion, whose martyrdom for the faith during the time of Maximian filled the world with the glory of their sufferings.

Romæ pássio sanctárum Vírginum et Mártyrum Dignæ et Eméritæ, sub Valeriáno et Galliéno; quarum relíquiæ in Ecclésia sancti Marcélli asservántur.
At Rome, the martyrdom of the holy virgins and martyrs Digna and Emerita, under Valerian and Gallienus.  Their relics are kept in the church of St. Marcellus.

Ratisbónæ, in Bavária, sancti Emmerámi, Epíscopi et Mártyris; qui, ut álios liberáret, mortem sævíssimam, Christi causa, patiénter súbiit.
At Ratisbon in Bavaria, St. Emmeramus, bishop and martyr, who patiently endured a most cruel death for the sake of our Lord, in order to set others free.

Apud pagum Castrénsium sancti Jonæ, Presbyteri et Mártyris; qui, cum sancto Dionysio proféctus in Gálliam, ibídem, Juliáni Præfécti jussu verbéribus cæsus, gládio martyrium consummávit.
At Arpajon, near Paris, St. Jonas, priest and martyr, who went to France along with St. Denis.  After he was scourged by the order of the prefect Julian, his martyrdom was ended by the sword.

Antinoópoli, in Ægypto, sanctæ Iráidis, Vírginis Alexandrínæ, et Sociórum Mártyrum.  Ipsa Virgo, cum esset ad hauriéndam e próximo fonte aquam egréssa, et navim vidísset Confessóribus Christi onústam, prótinus, relícta hydria, se illis adjúnxit, ac, simul cum iis in urbem ducta, prima ómnium, post multa supplícia, cápite cæsa est; deínde Presbyteri, Diáconi, et Vírgines, aliíque omnes eódem mortis génere consúmpti sunt.
At Antinopolis in Egypt, the holy martyrs Irais, an Alexandrian virgin, and her companions.  Having gone out to draw water at a near-by fountain, and seeing a boat loaded with Christian confessors, she immediately left her vessel and joined them.  She was conducted to the city with them, and after many torments she was the first to have her head struck off.  After her, priests, deacons, virgins, and all others underwent the same kind of death.

Romæ sancti Felícis Papæ Quarti, qui pro fide cathólica plúrimum laborávit.
At Rome, Pope St. Felix IV, who laboured exceedingly for the Catholic faith.

Apud civitátem Meldénsem beáti Sanctíni Epíscopi, qui fuit discípulus sancti Dionysii Areopagítæ; et ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopus ab eo consecrátus, primus illic Evangélium prædicávit.
At Meaux, blessed Sanctinus, bishop, a disciple of St. Denis the Areopagite, by whom he was consecrated bishop of that city, and was the first to preach the Gospel there.

In território Constantiénsi, in Gállia, sancti Lautónis Epíscopi.
In the territory of Coutances, St. Lauto, bishop.

In monte Glonna, ad Lígerim flumen, in Gállia, sancti Floréntii Presbyteri.
At Mount Glonna in France, the holy priest Florentius.

In óppido cui Leprósii nomen, in território Bituricénsi, sancti Silváni Confessóris.
In the territory of Bourges, St. Sylvanus, confessor.

Laudúni, in Gállia, sanctæ Salabérgæ Abbatíssæ.
At Laon in France, St. Salaberga, abbess.

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 XXII.
St. Maurice and His Companions, Martyrs
St. Emmeran, Bishop of Poitiers, Martyr

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