Prídie Nonas Júlii. Luna


Prídie Nonas Júlii. Luna . The Sixth Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Octava sanctórum Apostolórum Petri et Pauli. The Octave of the holy apostles Peter and Paul.

Hierosólymis sancti Isaiæ Prophétæ, qui, sub Manásse Rege, in duas sectus partes occúbuit, sepultúsque est sub quercu Rogel, juxta tránsitum aquárum. In Jerusalem, the holy prophet Isaias. During the reign of King Manasses he was put to death by being sawn in two and was buried beneath the oak of Rogel, near a running stream.

Fæsulis, in Túscia, sancti Rómuli, Epíscopi et Mártyris, qui fuit beáti Petri Apóstoli discípulus. Hic, ab eódem Apóstolo missus ad prædicándum Evangélium, in multis Itáliæ locis Christum annuntiávit; ac tandem, Fæsulas regréssus, ibi, sub Domitiáno Príncipe, martyrio coronátus est cum áliis Sóciis. At Fiesole in Tuscany, St. Romulus, bishop and martyr, disciple of the blessed apostle Peter, who commissioned him to preach the Gospel. After announcing Christ in many parts of Italy, he returned to Fiesole, and was crowned with martyrdom along with other Christians in the reign of Domitian.

Romæ natális sancti Tranquillíni Mártyris, patris sanctórum Marci et Marcelliáni, qui, ad prædicatiónem sancti Sebastiáni Mártyris convérsus ad Christum, a beáto Polycárpo Presbytero baptizátus est, et a sancto Cajo Papa Présbyter ordinátus. Ipse, die Octavárum Apostolórum, cum ad confessiónem beáti Pauli oráret, ibídem, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre, a Pagánis tentus est, et, ab eis lapidátus, martyrium consummávit. At Rome, the birthday of St. Tranquillinus, martyr, father of Saints Mark and Marcellianus, who had been converted to Christ by the preaching of the martyr St. Sebastian. Baptized by the blessed priest Polycarp, he was ordained priest by Pope St. Caius. As he prayed at the tomb of blessed Paul on the octave of the apostles, he was arrested and stoned to death by the pagans, and thus completed his martyrdom.

Londíni, in Anglia, sancti Thomæ More, regni Cancellárii, qui, pro fide cathólica ac beáti Petri primátu, jubénte Henríco Octávo Rege, decollátus est. At London in England, on Tower Hill, St. Thomas More, chancellor of the entire realm, who was beheaded by order of King Henry VIII for the defence of the Catholic faith and the primacy of blessed Peter.

In Campánia sanctæ Domínicæ, Vírginis et Mártyris, quæ, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre, cum fregísset idóla, hinc ad béstias damnáta, sed ab illis nil læsa, demum, cápite obtruncáta, migrávit ad Dóminum. Ipsíus vero corpus Tropéæ, in Calábria, summa veneratióne asservátur. In Campania, St. Dominica, virgin and martyr, in the time of Emperor Diocletian. For having destroyed idols, she was condemned to the beasts, but being left uninjured by them, she was beheaded and departed for heaven. Her body is kept with great veneration at Tropea in Calabria.

Eódem die sanctæ Lúciæ Mártyris, quæ, natióne Campána, a Ríxio Varo Vicário tenta et ácriter cruciáta, eúndem convértit ad Christum; quibus adjúncti sunt Antonínus, Severínus, Diodórus, Dion, et álii decem et septem, qui in passióne collégæ et in coróna fuére consórtes. The same day, St. Lucia, martyr, a native of Campania. Being arrested and severely tortured by the lieutenant-governor Rictiovarus, she converted him to Christ. To them were added Antoninus, Severinus, Diodorus, Dion, and seventeen others who shared their sufferings and their crowns.

Neptúni, in Látio, sanctæ Maríæ Gorétti, piíssimæ adolescéntis, in defendénda virginitáte crudelíssime necátæ, quam Pius Papa Duodécimus sanctárum Mártyrum catálogo solémniter accénsuit. At Nettuno in Lazio, St. Maria Goretti, a most devout young girl, who was savagely murdered for the defence of her virginity, and whom Pope Pius XII solemnly added to the catalogue of holy martyrs.

In pago Trevirénsi sancti Góaris, Presbyteri et Confessóris. In the vicinity of Treves, St. Goar, priest and confessor.

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

July VI.
St. Palladius, Bishop and Confessor, Apostle of the Scots
St. Julian, Anchoret
St. Sexburgh, Abbess
St. Goar, Priest and Confessor
St. Moninna, Virgin in Ireland

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