Duodécimo Kaléndas Novémbris


Duodécimo Kaléndas Novémbris.  Luna. The Twenty-First Day of October. The Night of the Moon.

In Cypro natális sancti Hilariónis Abbátis, cujus vitam, virtútibus atque miráculis plenam, sanctus Hierónymus scripsit.
In Cyprus, the birthday of the holy abbot Hilarion.  His life, full of virtues and miracles, was written by St. Jerome.

Apud Colóniam Aggripínam item natális sanctárum Ursulæ et Sociárum ejus; quæ, pro Christiána religióne et virginitátis constántia ab Hunnis interféctæ, martyrio vitam consummárunt, earúmque plúrima córpora fuérunt Colóniæ cóndita.
At Cologne, the birthday of St. Ursula and her companions, who gained the martyr’s crown by being slain by the Huns for the Christian religion and their constancy in keeping their virginity.  Many of their bodies are buried in Cologne.

Apud Ostia Tiberína sancti Astérii, Presbyteri et Mártyris; qui (ut in passióne beáti Callísti Papæ légitur) sub Alexándro Imperatóre passus est.
At Ostia, St. Asterius, priest and martyr, who suffered under Emperor Alexander, as we read in the Acts of blessed Pope Callistus.

Nicomedíæ natális sanctórum Dásii, Zótici, Caji et aliórum duódecim mílitum; qui, post divérsa torménta, in mare demérsi sunt.
At Nicomedia, the birthday of Saints Dasius, Zoticus, Caius, and twelve other soldiers, who, after suffering various torments, were drowned in the sea.

Lugdúni, in Gállia, sancti Viatóris, qui éxstitit miníster beáti Justi, Lugdunénsis Epíscopi.
At Lyons in France, St. Viator, deacon of blessed Justus, bishop of that city.

Maróniæ, prope Antiochíam, in Syria, sancti Malchi Mónachi.
At Maronia, near Antioch in Syria, St. Malchus, a monk.

In castro Laudunénsi sanctæ Cilíniæ, matris beáti Remígii, Epíscopi Rheménsis.
At Laon, St. Celine, mother of blessed Remigius, bishop of Rheims.

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.

October XXI.
SS. Ursula, and Her Companions, Virgins and Martyrs
St. Hilarion, Abbot
St. Fintan, Surnamed Munnu, Abbot, in Ireland

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