Tértio Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna


Tértio Kaléndas Novémbris. Luna . The Thirtieth Day of October. The Night of the Moon.

In Sardínia natális sancti Pontiáni, Papæ et Mártyris, qui, ab Alexándro Imperatóre, una cum Hippólyto Presbytero, in eam ínsulam deportátus, ibídem, mactátus fústibus, martyrium consummávit.  Ejus corpus a beáto Fabiáno Papa Romam delátum est, atque in cœmetério Callísti sepúltum.  Ipsíus tamen festum recólitur tertiodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris.
In Sardinia, the birthday of St. Pontianus, pope and martyr.  In the company of the priest Hippolytus, he was exiled by Emperor Alexander, and achieved martyrdom by being scourged.  His body was brought to Rome by blessed Pope Fabian and buried in the cemetery of Callistus.  His feast, however, is celebrated on the 19th of November.

Ægéæ, in Cilícia, pássio sanctórum Zenóbii Epíscopi, et Zenóbiæ soróris, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre et Lysia Præside.
At Aegea in Cilicia, in the reign of Diocletian, under the governor Lysias, the martyrdom of Saints Zenobius, bishop, and his sister Zenobia.

Altíni, in Venetórum fínibus, sancti Theonésti, Epíscopi et Mártyris, qui ab Ariánis occísus est.
At Altino, in the neighbourhood of Venice, St. Theonestus, bishop and martyr, who was slain by the Arians.
In Africa natális sanctórum Mártyrum ducentórum vigínti.
In Africa, the birthday of two hundred and twenty holy martyrs.

Tingi, in Mauritánia, pássio sancti Marcélli Centuriónis, qui, sanctórum Cláudii ac Lupérci et Victórii Mártyrum pater, cápitis abscissióne martyrium complévit sub Agricoláo, agénte vices Præfécti prætório.
At Tangier in Morocco, St. Marcellus, a centurion, the father of Saints Claudius, Lupercus, and Victorius.  He achieved martyrdom by beheading under Agricola, deputy praetor for Praefectus.

Alexandríæ sanctórum trédecim Mártyrum, qui, cum sanctis Juliáno, Euno et Macário, passi sunt sub Décio Imperatóre.
At Alexandria, in the reign of Decius, thirteen holy martyrs who suffered with Saints Julian, Eunus, and Macarius.

Cárali, in Sardínia, sancti Saturníni Mártyris, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, sub Bárbaro Præside, cápite truncátus est.
At Cagliari in Sardinia, St. Saturninus, martyr, who was beheaded under the governor Barbarus, during the persecution of Diocletian.

Apaméæ, in Phrygia, sancti Máximi Mártyris, sub eódem Diocletiáno
At Apamea in Phrygia, St. Maximus, martyr, under the same Diocletian.

Legióne, in Hispánia, sanctórum Mártyrum Cláudii, Lupérci et Victórii, filiórum sancti Marcélli Centuriónis; qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni et Maximiáni, sub Diogeniáno Præside, jussi sunt decollári.
At Leon in Spain, the holy martyrs Claudius, Lupercus, and Victorius, the sons of St. Marcellus the centurion.  They were condemned to be beheaded by Diogenian, the governor, in the persecution of Diocletian and Maximian.

Lutétiæ Parisiórum sancti Lucáni Mártyris.
At Paris, St. Lucanus, martyr.

Alexandríæ sanctæ Eutrópiæ Mártyris, quæ, Mártyres vísitans, apprehénsa est, et, cum illis sævíssime cruciáta, réddidit spíritum.
At Alexandria, the martyr St. Eutropia, who was arrested while visiting the martyrs, and rendered up her soul after being cruelly tortured with them.

Antiochíæ sancti Serapiónis Epíscopi, eruditióne claríssimi.
At Antioch, St. Serapion, a bishop very celebrated for his learning.

Cápuæ sancti Germáni, Epíscopi et Confessóris, magnæ sanctitátis viri; cujus ánimam, in hora óbitus ejus, ab Angelis in cælum deférri sanctus Benedíctus aspéxit.
At Capua, St. Germanus, bishop and confessor, a man of great sanctity, whose soul, at the very hour of death, was seen by St. Benedict taken to heaven by angels.

Poténtiæ, in Lucánia, sancti Gerárdi Epíscopi.
At Potenza in Lucania, St. Gerard, bishop.

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 XXX.
St. Marcellus the Centurion, Martyr
St. Germanus, Bishop of Capua, Confessor
St. Asterius, Bishop of Amasea in Pontus, Father of the Church

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