Tértio Idus Júlii. Luna


Tértio Idus Júlii. Luna . The Thirteenth Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Romæ sancti Anacléti, Papæ et Mártyris, qui, post sanctum Cleméntem Ecclésiam Dei regens, eam glorióso martyrio decorávit. At Rome, St. Anacletus, pope and martyr, who governed the Church of God after St. Clement, and shed lustre upon it by a glorious martyrdom.

Bambérgæ natális sancti Henríci Primi, Imperatóris Romanórum et Confessóris, qui cum sancta Cunegúnde, uxóre sua, perpétuam virginitátem servávit, et sanctum Stéphanum, Hungarórum Regem, cum univérso fere ipsíus regno, ad fidem Christi suscipiéndam perdúxit. Ejus autem festívitas Idibus mensis hujus celebrátur. At Bamberg, the birthday of the Roman emperor St. Henry I, confessor. He led a life of perpetual virginity with his wife St. Cunegunde, and converted St. Stephen, king of Hungary,and almost all his people to the faith of Christ. His festival is celebrated on the 15th of July.

In Palæstína sanctórum Joélis et Esdræ Prophetárum. In Palestine the holy prophets Joel and Esdras.

In Macedónia beáti Silæ, qui, cum esset unus de primis frátribus et ab Apóstolis ad Ecclésias Géntium, una cum Paulo et Bárnaba, destinátus, prædicatiónis offícium, grátia Dei plenus, instánter consummávit, atque, in passiónibus suis Christum claríficans, póstmodum requiévit. In Macedonia, blessed Silas, one of the first Christians. The apostles sent him with Paul and Barnabas to the churches of the gentiles. Filled with the grace of God, he zealously discharged the office of preaching, and after glorifying Christ by his sufferings, rested in peace.

Item sancti Serapiónis Mártyris, qui, sub Sevéro Imperatóre et Aquila Præside, per ignem pervénit ad corónam martyrii. Also, St. Serapion, martyr, who obtained the crown of martyrdom by fire, in the time of Emperor Severus and the governor Aquila.

In ínsula Chio sanctæ Myrópis Mártyris, quæ sub Décio Imperatóre et Numeriáno Præside, véctibus contúsa, migrávit ad Dóminum. In the island of Chio, in the time of Emperor Decius and the governor Numerian, the martyr St. Myrope. She went to the Lord after being beaten with clubs.

In Africa sanctórum Confessórum Eugénii, Carthaginénsis Epíscopi, fide ac virtútibus gloriósi, et univérsi cleri ejúsdem Ecclésiæ, qui fere quingénti, vel eo ámplius, in persecutióne Wandálica, sub Ariáno Rege Hunneríco, cæde inediáque maceráti (inter quos plúrimi erant Lectóres infántuli), gaudéntes in Dómino, exsílio crudéli procul extrúsi sunt. Erant étiam nobilíssimi in eis Archidiáconus, nómine Salutáris, et Murítta, secúndus in offício ministrórum; qui, tértio Confessóres effécti, ambo glorióse in Christo, perseverántiæ título, illustráti sunt. In Africa, the holy confessors Eugene, the faithful and virtuous bishop of Carthage, and all the clergy of that Church, to the number of about five hundred or more, among whom were many small children who performed the office of lector. In the persecution of the Vandals, under the Arian king Hunneric, they were subjected to scourging and starvation, and driven into a most painful banishment which they bore with joy for God’s sake. In their number were also two distinguished persons, the archdeacon Salutaris, and Muritta, occupying the second rank among the ministers of the Church. Both had three times confessed the faith, and were illustrious by their sturdy perseverance in Christianity.

In Británnia minóre sancti Turiávi, Epíscopi et Confessóris, miræ simplicitátis et innocéntiæ viri. In Brittany, St. Turian, bishop and confessor, a man of admirable simplicity and innocence.

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 XIII.
St. Eugenius, Bishop of Carthage, and His Companions, Confessors
St. Anacletus, Pope and Martyr
St. Turiaf, Bishop of Dol, in Brittany

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