Tértio Idus Januárii. Luna. The Eleventh Day of January. The Night of the Moon.
Romæ sancti Hygíni, Papæ et Mártyris; qui, in persecutióne Antoníni, glorióse martyrium consummávit. At Rome, St. Hyginus, pope, who suffered a glorious martyrdom in the persecution of Antoninus.
Item Romæ natális sancti Melchíadis, Papæ et Mártyris; qui multa, in persecutióne Maximiáni, passus est, atque, réddita Ecclésiæ pace, quiévit in Dómino. Ipsíus autem festívitas quarto Idus Decémbris celebrátur. Also at Rome, the birthday of St. Melchiades, who, having suffered much in the persecution of Maximian, went to his rest in the Lord after peace returned to the Church. His feast day is on the 10th of December.
Firmi, in Picéno, sancti Alexándri, Epíscopi et Mártyris. At Fermo in Piceno, St. Alexander, bishop and martyr.
Ambiáni, in Gállia, sancti Sálvii, Epíscopi et Mártyris. At Amiens in France, St. Salvius, bishop and martyr. In Africa beáti Sálvii Mártyris, in cujus natáli sanctus Augustínus sermónem hábuit ad pópulum Carthaginénsem. In Africa, blessed Salvius, martyr, on whose birthday St. Augustine preached to the people of Carthage. Alexandríæ sanctórum Mártyrum Petri, Sevéri et Léucii. mAt Alexandria, the holy martyrs Peter, Severus and Leucius.
Brundúsii sancti Léucii, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Brindisi, St. Leucius, bishop and confessor. In Judæa sancti Theodósii Cœnobiárchæ, in vico Cappadóciæ Magariásso nati; qui, multa passus pro fide cathólica, in pace tandem quiévit in eo monastério, quod ille super solitárium Hierosolymitánæ diœcésis montem exstrúxerat. In Judea, St. Theodosius, abbot, born in Cappadocia in the village of Magarisso, who, after having endured great sufferings for the Catholic faith, took his rest in peace at the monastery which he had erected on a lonely hill in the diocese of Jerusalem.
In Thebáide sancti Palǽmonis Abbátis, qui fuit magíster sancti Pachómii. In Thebais, St. Palaemon, abbot, who was the teacher of St. Pachomius. Suppentóniæ, apud montem Soráctem, sancti Anastásii Mónachi, et Sociórum; qui, divínitus vocáti, felíciter migravérunt ad Dóminum. At Suppentonia, near Mount Soracte, St. Athanasius, monk, and his companions, who were called by a voice from heaven to enter the kingdom of God.
Papíæ sanctæ Honorátæ Vírginis. At Pavia, St. Honorata, virgin.
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.
|St. Theodosius the Cenobiarch, Abbot|
|St. Hyginus, Pope and Martyr|
|St. Egwin, Bishop in England, Confessor|
|St. Salvius, or Sauve, Bishop of Amiens|
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