Octávo Idus Septémbris. Luna . The Sixth Day of September. The Night of the Moon.
In Palæstína sancti Zacharíæ Prophétæ, qui, de Chaldǽa senex in pátriam revérsus, ibíque defúnctus, juxta Aggǽum Prophétam cónditus jacet.
In Palestine, the prophet Zachary, who returned in his old age from Chaldea to his own country, and lies buried near the prophet Aggeus.
In Hellespónto sancti Onesíphori, Apostolórum discípuli, cujus méminit sanctus Paulus ad Timótheum scribens. Ipse autem Onesíphorus ibídem, una cum sancto Porphyrio, jussu Hadriáni Procónsulis ácriter verberátus et a ferócibus raptátus equis, spíritum Deo réddidit.
In the Hellespont, St. Onesiphorus, disciple of the apostles, of whom St. Paul speaks in his Letter to Timothy. He was severely scourged with St. Porphyry, by order of the proconsul Adrian, and being dragged by wild horses, gave up his soul unto God.
In Africa sanctórum Episcopórum Donatiáni, Præsidii, Mansuéti, Germáni et Fúsculi; qui, in persecutióne Wandálica, jussu Ariáni Regis Hunneríci, pro assertióne cathólicæ veritátis, fústibus diríssime cæsi et exsílio elimináti sunt. Inter eos étiam erat Epíscopus, nómine Lætus, strénuus atque doctíssimus vir, qui, post diutúrnos cárceris squalóres, incéndio concremátus est.
In Africa, in the persecution of the Vandals, the holy bishops Donatian, Praesidius, Mansuetus, Germanus, and Fusculus, who were most cruelly scourged and sent into exile by order of the Arian king Hunneric, because they proclaimed the Catholic truth. Among them was one named Laetus, also a bishop, a courageous and very learned man, who was burned alive after a long imprisonment in a loathsome dungeon.
Alexandríæ pássio sanctórum Mártyrum Fausti Presbyteri, Macárii et Sociórum decem; qui, sub Décio Imperatóre et Valério Præside, pro Christi nómine, abscíssis cervícibus, martyrium complevérunt.
At Alexandria, in the time of Emperor Decius and the governor Valerius, the holy martyrs Faustus, a priest, Macarius, and ten companions, who received the martyr’s crown by being beheaded for the name of Christ.
In Cappadócia sanctórum Mártyrum Cóttidi Diáconi, Eugénii et Sociórum.
In Cappadocia, the holy martyrs Cottidus, deacon, Eugene, and their companions.
Verónæ sancti Petrónii, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
At Verona, St. Petronius, bishop and confessor.
Romæ sancti Eleuthérii Abbátis, qui Dei servus fuit, atque (ut sanctus Gregórius Papa scribit) oratióne et lácrimis mórtuum suscitávit.
At Rome, the holy abbot Eleutherius, a servant of God, who, according to the testimony of Pope St. Gregory, raised a dead man to life by his prayers and tears.
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.
|St. Pambo of Nitria, Abbot|
|St. Eleutherius, Abbot|
|St. Bega, or Bees, of Ireland, Virgin|
|St. Macculindus, Bishop in Ireland|
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