Tértio Kaléndas Octóbris. Luna.


Tértio Kaléndas Octóbris.  Luna The Twenty-Ninth Day of September. The Night of the Moon.

In monte Gargáno venerábilis memória beáti Michaélis Archángeli, quando ipsíus nómine ibi consecráta fuit Ecclésia, vili quidem facta schémate, sed cælésti præstans virtúte.
On Mount Gargano, the commemoration of the blessed archangel Michael.  This festival is kept in memory of the day when, under his invocation, there was consecrated a church, unpretending in its exterior, but endowed with celestial virtue.

Antisiodóri sancti Fratérni, Epíscopi et Mártyris.
At Auxerre, St. Fraternus, bishop and martyr.

In Thrácia natális sanctórum Mártyrum Eutychii, Plauti et Heracléæ.
In Thrace, the birthday of the holy martyrs Eutychius, Plautus, and Heracleas.
In Pérside sanctórum Mártyrum Dadæ, e Sáporis Regis consanguíneis, Cásdoæ uxóris, et Gabdélæ fílii; qui, honóribus exúti ac váriis torméntis dilaniáti, tandem, post longos cárceres, gládio sunt animadvérsi.
In Persia, the holy martyrs Dadas, a blood relative of King Sapor, Casdoa, his wife, and Gabdelas, his son.  After being deprived of their dignities, and subjected to various torments, they were imprisoned for a long time and finally put to the sword.

In Arménia sanctárum Vírginum Rípsimis et Sociárum Mártyrum, sub Tiridáte Rege.
In Armenia, under King Tiridates, the holy virgin Ripsimis and her martyr companions.
In Pérside sanctæ Gudéliæ Mártyris, quæ, cum plúrimos convertísset ad Christum, ac Solem et Ignem adoráre noluísset, ideo, sub Sápore Rege, post multa torménta, cute cápitis detrácta, ligno affíxa, méruit obtinére triúmphum.
In Persia, under King Sapor, the holy martyr Gudelia.  After converting many to the faith, and having refused to adore the sun and the fire, she was subjected to numerous torments.  Having the skin torn off her head, and being fastened to a post, she merited an eternal triumph.

In Ponte Curvo, apud Aquínum, sancti Grimoáldi, Presbyteri et Confessóris.
At Pontecorvo near Aquino, St. Grimoaldus, priest and confessor.
In Palæstína sancti Quiríaci Anachorétæ.
In Palestine, St. Quiriacus, an anchoret.

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 XXIX.
The Dedication of St. Michael’s Church
St. Theodota, Martyr

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