Tértio Idus Augústi


Tértio Idus Augústi. Luna . The Eleventh Day of August. The Night of the Moon. 

Romæ, inter duas Lauros, natális sancti Tibúrtii Mártyris, qui, sub Júdice Fabiáno, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, cum Christum, nudis plántis super carbónes ardéntes ingréssus, majóri confiterétur constántia, duci in tértium ab Urbe milliárium atque ibídem gládio animadvérti jubétur. At Rome, between the two laurels situated about three miles from the city, the birthday of St. Tiburtius, martyr, under the judge Fabian, in the persecution of Diocletian. After he had walked barefooted on burning coals and confessed Christ with increased constancy, he was put to the sword.

Item Romæ sanctæ Susánnæ Vírginis, quæ, cum ex nóbili prosápia esset orta et beáti Caji Pontíficis neptis, martyrii palmam, témpore Diocletiáni, cápitis obtruncatióne proméruit. Also at Rome, the holy virgin Susanna, a woman of noble race, and niece of the blessed Pontiff Caius. She merited the palm of martyrdom by being beheaded in the time of Diocletian.

Assísii in Umbria, natális sanctæ Claræ Vírginis, primæ plantæ Páuperum Dominárum Ordinis Minórum; quam, vita et miráculis célebrem, Alexánder Papa Quartus in númerum sanctárum Vírginum rétulit. Ipsíus tamen festum sequénti die celebrátur. At Assisi in Umbria, the birthday of St. Clare, virgin, the first of the Poor Ladies of the Order of Friars Minor. Being celebrated for holiness of life and miracles, she was placed among the holy virgins by Pope Alexander IV. Her feast, however, is observed on the day following.

Cománæ, in Ponto, sancti Alexándri Epíscopi, cognoménto Carbonárii, qui, ex philósopho disertíssimo eminéntem Christiánæ humilitátis sciéntiam adéptus, et a sancto Gregório Thaumatúrgo in thronum illíus Ecclésiæ sublimátus, non solum prædicatióne, sed étiam consummáto per ignem martyrio fuit illústris. At Comana in Pontus, St. Alexander, bishop, surnamed Carbonarius, who added to a masterful knowledge of philosophy an eminent degree of Christian humility. He was promoted to the See of that church by St. Gregory Thaumaturgus, and became illustrious, not only by preaching, but also by suffering martyrdom by fire.

Eódem die pássio sanctórum Rufíni, Marsórum Epíscopi, et Sociórum ejus, sub Maximiáno Imperatóre. The same day, the martyrdom of St. Rufinus, Bishop of the Marsi, and his companions, under Emperor Maximinus.

Apud Ebroicénses, in Gállia, sancti Tauríni Epíscopi, qui, a beáto Cleménte Papa ordinátus illíus civitátis Epíscopus, Evangélii prædicatióne Christiánam fidem propagávit, ac, multis pro ea suscéptis labóribus, miraculórum glória conspícuus obdormívit in Dómino. At Evreux in France, St. Thaurinus, bishop. Being made bishop of that city by blessed Pope Clement, he propagated the Christian faith by the preaching of the Gospel, and the many labours he sustained for it. Celebrated for glorious miracles, he fell asleep in the Lord.

Cameráci, in Gállia, sancti Gaugeríci, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Cambrai in France, St. Gaugericus, bishop and confessor.

In província Valériæ sancti Equítii Abbátis, cujus sánctitas testimónio beáti Gregórii Papæ comprobátur. In the province of Valeria, St. Equitius, abbot, whose sanctity is attested by blessed Pope Gregory.

Tudérti, in Umbria, sanctæ Dignæ Vírginis. At Todi in Umbria, St. Digna, 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

August XI.
SS. Tiburtius, Martyr, and Chromatius, Confessor
St. Susanna, Virgin and Martyr
St. Gery, or Gaugericus, Bishop and Confessor
St. Equitius, Abbot

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