Idibus Júnii. Luna.


Idibus Júnii. Luna . The Thirteenth Day of June. The Night of the Moon.

Patávii sancti Antónii Lusitáni, Sacerdótis ex Ordine Minórum et Confessóris, atque Ecclésiæ Doctóris, vita et miráculis, ac prædicatióne illústris, quem, uno post illíus óbitum anno nondum expléto, Gregórius Papa Nonus in Sanctórum cánonem rétulit.

At Padua, St. Anthony, a native of Portugal, priest of the Order of Friars Minor and confessor, illustrious for the sanctity of his life, his miracles, and his preaching.  Pope Gregory IX placed him on the canon of the saints within a year after his death.

Romæ, via Ardeatína, natális sanctæ Felículæ, Vírginis et Mártyris; quæ, nec Flacco núbere neque idólis immoláre volens, trádita est cuídam Júdici, qui eam in confessióne Christi perseverántem, post tenebricósam custódiam et famis inédiam, támdiu fecit in equúleo torquéri, donec illa emítteret spíritum, et sic demum depóni et in cloácam præcipitári.  Ipsíus vero corpus, inde extráctum, sanctus Nicomédes Présbyter eádem via sepelívit.

At Rome, on the Ardeatine Way, the birthday of St. Felicula, virgin and martyr, who was delivered to the judge for refusing to marry Flaccus and to sacrifice to idols.  As she persevered in the confession of Christ, he confined her in a dark dungeon without food, and afterwards caused her to be stretched on the rack until she expired.  She was then thrown into a sewer, but St. Nicomedes the Priest recovered her body and buried it on this road.

In Pelígnis sancti Peregríni, Epíscopi et Mártyris, qui, pro fide cathólica, a Longobárdis in Atérnum flumen demérsus est.

In Abruzzi, St. Peregrinus, bishop and martyr.  For the Catholic faith he was thrown into the river Aterno by the Lombards.

Córdubæ, in Hispánia, sancti Fándilæ, Presbyteri et Mónachi; qui, in persecutióne Arábica, amputáto cápite, pro Christi fide martyrium súbiit.

At Cordova in Spain, in the persecution of the Arabs, St. Fandila, a priest and monk, who underwent martyrdom by beheading for the faith of Christ.

In Africa sanctórum Mártyrum Fortunáti et Luciáni.

In Africa, the holy martyrs Fortunatus and Lucian.

Bybli, in Phœnícia, sanctæ Aquilínæ, Vírginis et Mártyris, quæ, annos duódecim nata, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre et Volusiáno Júdice, ob fídei confessiónem cólaphis et verbéribus cæsa, et súbulis candéntibus perforáta, demum, percússa gládio, virginitátem martyrio consecrávit.

At Byblos in Phoenicia, St. Aquilina, virgin and martyr, at the age of twelve years, under Emperor Diocletian and the judge Volusian.  For the confession of the faith, she was beaten, scourged, pierced with heated stakes, and finally being struck with a sword, consecrated her virginity by martyrdom.

In Cypro sancti Triphylii Epíscopi. In Cyprus, St. Triphyllius, 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.
  Thanks be to God.


June XIII.
St. Antony of Padua, Confessor
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