Prídie Idus Maji. Luna


Prídie Idus Maji. Luna . The Fourteenth Day of May. The Night of the Moon. 

Tarsi, in Cilícia, natális sancti Bonifátii Mártyris, qui, sub Diocletiáno et Maximiáno passus, deínde Romam advéctus, via Latína sepúltus est. At Tarsus in Cilicia, the birthday of the holy martyr Boniface, who suffered under Diocletian and Maximian. His body was subsequently taken to Rome and buried on the Via Latina.

In Gállia sancti Póntii Mártyris, cujus prædicatióne et indústria postquam duo Philíppi Cǽsares ad Christi fidem convérsi sunt, ipse, sub Valeriáno et Galliéno Princípibus, martyrii palmam adéptus est. In France, St. Pontius, martyr. Having by his preaching and his zeal converted to the faith of Christ the two Caesars Philippi, he obtained the palm of martyrdom under the emperors Valerian and Gallienus.

In Syria sanctórum Mártyrum Victóris et Corónæ, sub Antoníno Imperatóre; ex quibus Victor a Sebastiáno Júdice váriis et horréndis afféctus est cruciátibus. Cum autem ipsum Coróna, uxor cujúsdam mílitis, cœpísset beátum prædicáre ob martyrii constántiam, vidit duas corónas de cælo lapsas, unam Victóri et álteram sibi missam; cumque hoc audiéntibus cunctis testarétur, ipsa quidem inter árbores scissa, Victor vero decollátus est. In Syria, the holy martyrs Victor and Corona, under Emperor Antoninus. Victor was subjected to diverse and horrible torments by the judge Sebastian. Just then, as Corona, the the wife of a certain soldier, proclaimed him blessed for his constancy in his sufferings, she saw two crowns falling from heaven, one for Victor, the other for herself. She related this to all present, and was torn to pieces between two trees, while Victor was beheaded.

In Sardínia sanctárum Mártyrum Justæ, Justínæ et Henedínæ. In Sardinia, the holy martyrs Justa, Justina, and Henedina.

Ferénti, in Túscia, sancti Bonifátii Epíscopi, qui (ut refert beátus Gregórius Papa) sanctitáte et miráculis a puerítia cláruit. At Ferentino in Tuscany, Bishop St. Boniface, who was renowned for sanctity and miracles from his childhood as is told by the blessed Pope Gregory.

In pago Bethárram, diœcésis Bajonénsis, sancti Michaélis Garicoïts, Confessóris, Congregatiónis Presbyterórum Missionariórum a Sacro Corde Jesu Fundatóris, apostólico zelo insígnis, quem Pius Papa Duodécimus Sanctórum fastis adscrípsit. In the town of Betharram in the diocese of Bayonne, St. Michael Garricoits, confessor, and founder of the Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart, renowned for his apostolic fervour. Pope Pius XII added him to the roll of saints.

Níciæ, in Subalpínis, sanctæ Maríæ Domínicæ Mazzaréllo, Confundatrícis Institúti Filiárum Maríæ Auxiliatrícis, quæ humilitáte, prudéntia et caritáte præclára, in album sanctárum Vírginum a Pio Papa Duodécimo fuit reláta. At Nizza Monferrato in Italy, St. Mary Dominica Mazzarello, co-founder of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, and renowned for her humility, prudence and charity. She was added to the book of Virgins by Pope Pius XII.

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.

May XIV.
St. Boniface, Martyr
St. Pachomius, Abbot
St. Pontius, an Illustrious Primitive Martyr
St. Carthagh, or Mochudu, Bishop of Lismore

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