Quarto Idus Septémbris. Luna.


Quarto Idus Septémbris. Luna . The Tenth Day of September.  The Night of the Moon.

Tolentíni, in Picéno, deposítio sancti Nicolái Confessóris, ex Ordine Eremitárum sancti Augustíni.
At Tolentino in Piceno, the departure from this life of St. Nicholas, confessor, of the order of the Hermits of St. Augustine.
In Africa natális sanctórum Episcopórum Nemesiáni, Felícis, Lúcii, altérius item Felícis, Littéi, Polyáni, Victóris, Jadéris, Datívi et aliórum; qui, sub Valeriáno et Galliéno, exsurgénte persecutiónis rábie, ad primam confessiónis Christi constántiam gráviter fústibus cæsi sunt, deínde, compédibus vincti et ad fodiénda metálla deputáti, gloriósæ confessiónis agónem consummárunt.
In Africa, the birthday of the holy bishops Nemesian, Felix, Lucius, another Felix, Litteus, Polyanus, Victor, Jader, Dativus, and others.  Because a violent persecution was breaking out under Valerian and Gallienus, they were at their first courageous confession of Christ beaten with rods, placed in irons, and sent to dig in the metal mines where they completed their combat with a glorious confession.

Leódii, in Bélgio, sancti Theodárdi, Epíscopi et Mártyris; qui ánimam suam pósuit pro óvibus suis, et miraculórum signis post mortem illúxit.
At Liege in Belgium, St. Theodard, bishop and martyr, who laid down his life for his flock, and after his death was renowned for the gift of miracles.

Chalcédone sanctórum Mártyrum Sósthenis et Victóris, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, sub Asiæ Procónsule Prisco, post víncula et béstias superátas, jussi sunt incéndi; at illi, salutántes se ínvicem in ósculo sancto, in oratióne pósiti emisérunt spíritum.
At Chalcedon, in the persecution of Diocletian, the holy martyrs Sosthenes and Victor.  Under Priscus, proconsul of Asia, they were loaded with fetters and exposed to the beasts, after which they were condemned to be burned.  But while they were saluting each other with a holy kiss and praying, they expired.
Item sanctórum Mártyrum Apélli, Lucæ et Cleméntis
Also the holy martyrs Apellius, Luke, and Clement.

In Bithynia sanctárum Vírginum sorórum Menodóræ, Metrodóræ et Nymphodóræ; quæ sub Maximiáno Imperatóre et Frontóne Præside, ob intrépidam in Christi fide constántiam martyrio coronátæ, pervenérunt ad glóriam.
In Bithynia, the holy virgins Menodora, Metrodora, and Nymphodora, sisters.  Under Emperor Maximian and the governor Fronto, they were crowned with martyrdom, and went to eternal glory.

Compostéllæ sancti Petri Epíscopi, qui multis virtútibus et miráculis cláruit.
At Compostella, St. Peter, bishop, who was celebrated for his many virtues and miracles.

In civitáte Albigénsi, in Gállia, sancti Sálvii, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
In the city of Albi, St. Salvius, bishop and confessor.

Nováriæ sancti Agápii Epíscopi.
At Novara, St. Agabius, bishop.

Constantinópoli sanctæ Pulchériæ Augústæ, Vírginis, religióne et pietáte insígnis.
At Constantinople, St. Pulcheria, empress and virgin, distinguished by her piety and zeal for religion.

Neápoli, in Campánia, sanctæ Cándidæ junióris, miráculis claræ.
At Naples in Campania, St. Candida the Younger, famed for miracles.

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.

September X.
St. Nicholas of Tolentino, Confessor
St. Pulcheria, Virgin and Empress
SS. Nemesianus, Felix, Lucius, another Felix, Litteus, Polianus, Victor, Jader, and Dativus, and Others, Martyrs and Confessors, in Numidia
St. Finian, or Winin, Bishop and Confessor in Ireland
St. Salvius, Bishop

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