Nono Kaléndas Augústi

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Nono Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Twenty-Fourth Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Vigília sancti Jacóbi Apóstoli. The Vigil of St. James the Apostle.

Tyri, apud lacum Vulsínium, in Túscia, sanctæ Christínæ, Vírginis et Mártyris. Hæc Virgo, cum patris idóla áurea et argéntea, in Christum credens, comminuísset atque illórum frágmina paupéribus erogásset, ejúsdem patris jussu verbéribus dilaniáta est, aliísque supplíciis diríssime cruciáta, et cum magno saxi póndere in lacum projécta, sed ab Angelo liberáta; deínde, sub álio Júdice, patris sui successóre, acerbióra torménta constánter pértulit; novíssime, sub Juliáno Præside, post fornácem ardéntem, ubi quinque diébus illæsa permánsit, post serpéntes virtúte Christi superátos, martyrii sui cursum abscissióne linguæ et sagittárum infixióne complévit. At Tiro in Tuscany, on Lake Bolsena, St. Christina, virgin and martyr. Because she believed in Christ, and broke up her father’s gold and silver idols to give them to the poor, she was cruelly scourged at his command, subjected to other most severe torments, and thrown with a heavy stone into the lake from which she was drawn out by an angel. Then under another judge, who succeeded her father, she bore courageously still more bitter tortures. Finally, after she had been shut up by the governor Julian in a burning furnace for five days without any injury, after being cured of the sting of serpents, she ended her martyrdom by having her tongue cut out, and being pierced with arrows.

Romæ, via Tiburtína, sancti Vincéntii Mártyris. At Rome, on the Tiburtine Way, St. Vincent, martyr.

Amitérni, in Vestínis, pássio sanctórum mílitum octogínta trium. At Amiterno in Abruzzi, the martyrdom of eighty-three holy soldiers.

Eméritæ, in Hispánia, sancti Victóris, viri militáris, qui, cum frátribus Stercátio et Antinógene, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, per divérsa supplícia martyrium consummávit. At Merida in Spain, St. Victor, a soldier who, with his two brothers, Stercatius and Antinogenes, by divers torments fulfilled his martyrdom in the persecution of Diocletian.

Item sanctórum Mártyrum Menéi et Capitónis. Also, the holy martyrs Meneus and Capito.

In Lycia sanctárum Mártyrum Nicétæ et Aquilínæ, quæ, beáti Christóphori Mártyris prædicatióne ad Christum convérsæ, martyrii palmam obtruncatióne cápitis sumpsérunt. In Lycia, the holy martyrs Niceta and Aquilina, who were converted to Christ by the preaching of the blessed martyr Christopher, and gained the palm of martyrdom by being beheaded.

Apud Sénonas sancti Ursicíni, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Sens, St. Ursicinus, bishop 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 XXIV.
St. Lupus, Bishop of Troyes, Confessor
St. Francis Solano, Confessor
SS. Romanus and David, Martyrs
St. Christina, Virgin and Martyr
SS. Wulfhad and Ruffin, Martyrs
St. Lewine, Virgin and Martyr
St. Declan, First Bishop of Ardmore in Ireland
St. Kinga, or Cunegundes, Virgin

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Décimo Kaléndas Augústi

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Décimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Twenty-Third Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Ravénnæ natális sancti Apollináris Epíscopi, qui, ab Apóstolo Petro Romæ ordinátus et Ravénnam missus, pro fide Christi divérsas et multíplices pœnas perpéssus est; póstea, Evangélium in Æmília prædicans, plúrimos ab idolórum cultu revocávit; tandem, Ravénnam revérsus, gloriósum martyrium, sub Vespasiáno Cæsare, complévit. At Ravenna, the birthday of the holy bishop Apollinaris, who was consecrated at Rome by the Apostle Peter, and sent to Ravenna, where he endured many different tribulations for the faith of Christ. He afterwards preached the Gospel in Emilia, where he converted many from the worship of idols. Finally, returning to Ravenna, he completed his confession of Christ by a glorious martyrdom under Vespasian Caesar.

Cenómanis, in Gállia, sancti Libórii, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Le Mans in France, St. Liborius, bishop and confessor.

Romæ natális sanctæ Birgíttæ Víduæ, quæ, post multas sanctórum locórum peregrinatiónes, divíno affláta Spíritu, quiévit. Ipsíus autem festívitas octávo Idus Octóbris celebrátur. At Rome, St. Bridget, widow, who, after many pilgrimages to the holy places, fell asleep filled with the Spirit of God. Her feast is observed on the 8th of October.

Ibídem sancti Rásyphi Mártyris. Also, St. Rasyphus, martyr.

Item Romæ pássio sanctæ Primitívæ, Vírginis et Mártyris. In the same city, the martyrdom of St. Primitiva, virgin and martyr.

Item sanctórum Mártyrum Apollónii et Eugénii. Also the holy martyrs Apollonius and Eugene.

Eódem die natális sanctórum Mártyrum Tróphimi et Theóphili, qui, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre, cæsi lapídibus et igne incénsi, demum, gládio percússi, martyrio coronántur. The same day, the birthday of the holy martyrs Trophimus and Theophilus, who received their crown of martyrdom by being beaten with stones, scorched with fire, and finally struck with the sword, in the time of Emperor Diocletian.

In Bulgária sanctórum plurimórum Mártyrum, quos ímpius Imperátor Nicéphorus, Ecclésias Dei devástans, divérso mortis génere, nimírum ense, láqueo, sagíttis, diútino cárcere et fame necári fecit. In Bulgaria, many holy martyrs, whom the impious Emperor Nicephorus, while devastating the churches of God, put to death in various ways: by the sword, by hanging, arrows, long imprisonment, and by starvation.

Romæ sanctárum Vírginum Rómulæ, Redémptæ et Herúndinis, de quibus scribit sanctus Gregórius Papa. At Rome, the saintly virgins Romula, Redempta, and Herundo, mentioned by Pope St. Gregory in his writings.

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 XXIII.
St. Apollinaris, Bishop of Ravenna, Martyr
St. Liborius, Bishop of Mans, Confessor

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Undécimo Kaléndas Augústi

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Undécimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Twenty-Second Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Apud Massíliam, in Gállia, natális sanctæ Maríæ Magdalénæ, de qua Dóminus ejécit septem dæmónia, et quæ ipsum Salvatórem a mórtuis resurgéntem prima vidére méruit. At Marseilles in France, the birthday of St. Mary Magdalene, out of whom our Lord expelled seven demons, and who deserved to be the first to see the Saviour after he had risen from the dead.

Philíppis, in Macedónia, sanctæ Syntyches, cujus méminit beátus Paulus Apóstolus. At Philippi in Macedonia, St. Syntyche, mentioned by the blessed apostle Paul.

Ancyræ, in Galátia, natális sancti Platónis Mártyris, qui, sub Agrippíno Vicário, verbéribus cæsus, uncis laniátus férreis, aliísque immaníssimis tormentórum genéribus cruciátus, demum, abscísso cápite, invíctam ánimam Deo réddidit. Ipsíus vero mirácula in subveniéndis captívis, Acta secúndæ Synodi Nicǽnæ testántur. At Ancyra in Galatia, the birthday of the martyr St. Plato. Under the lieutenant-governor Agrippinus, he was scourged, lacerated with iron hooks, and subjected to the most atrocious torments, and finally being beheaded, he rendered his invincible soul to God. The Acts of the Second Council of Nicaea bear witness to his miracles in helping captives.

In Cypro sancti Theóphili Prætóris, qui ab Arábibus tentus, et, cum nec donis nec minis flecti posset ut Christum negáret, gládio cæsus est. In Cyprus, St. Theophilus, a praetor, who was apprehended by the Arabs, and as he could not be induced either by gifts or by threats to deny Christ, was put to the sword.

Antiochíæ sancti Cyrílli Epíscopi, doctrína et sanctitáte conspícui. At Antioch, the holy bishop Cyril, who was distinguished for learning and holiness.

Menáti, in território Arvernénsi, sancti Meneléi Abbátis. At Menat, in the territory of Auvergne, St. Meneleus, abbot.

In monastério Fontanéllæ, in Gállia, sancti Wandregísili Abbátis, miráculis clari; cujus corpus ad Blandínum monastérium, in Flándria, póstea delátum fuit. In the monastery of Fontanelle in France, Abbot St. Wandrille, famous for his miracles. His body was afterwards translated to the monastery of Blandin, in Flanders.

Ulyssipóne, in Lusitánia, sancti Lauréntii a Brundísio, Sacerdótis et Confessóris; qui Ordinis Minórum sancti Francísci Capuccinórum Miníster éxstitit Generális, atque, divíni verbi prædicatióne et árduis pro Dei glória gestis præclárus, a Leóne Décimo tértio, Summo Pontífice, Sanctórum fastis adscríptus est. At Lisbon in Portugal, St. Lawrence of Brindisi, priest and confessor, superior general of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin of St. Francis. Illustrious for his preaching and his arduous labour for the glory of God, he was canonized by Pope Leo XIII.

Scythópoli, in Palæstína, sancti Joséphi Cómitis. At Scythopolis in Palestine, St. Joseph, a count.

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 XXII.
St. Mary Magdalen
St. Vandrille, or Wandregisilus, Abbot
St. Joseph of Palestine
St. Meneve, Abbot
St. Dabius, or Davius, Confessor, of Ireland

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Duodécimo Kaléndas Augústi

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Duodécimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Twenty-First Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Romæ sanctæ Praxédis Vírginis, quæ, in omni castitáte et lege divína cum esset erudíta, vigíliis et oratiónibus atque jejúniis assídue vacans, quiévit in Christo, sepúltaque est, juxta sorórem suam Pudentiánam, via Salária. At Rome, the holy virgin Praxedes, who was brought up in all chastity and in the knowledge of the divine law. Diligently attending to watching, prayer, and fasting, she rested in Christ, and was buried near her sister Pudentiana on the Salarian Way.

Babylóne sancti Daniélis Prophétæ. At Babylon, the holy prophet Daniel.

Cománæ, in Arménia, sancti Zótici, Epíscopi et Mártyris; qui sub Sevéro coronátus est. At Comana in Armenia, the holy bishop and martyr Zoticus, who was crowned under Severus.

Massíliæ, in Gállia, natális sancti Victóris, qui, cum esset miles, et nec militáre neque idólis sacrificáre vellet, hinc, primo in cárcerem trusus ibíque ab Angelo visitátus, deínde váriis cruciátibus punítus, novíssime, contrítus in mola pistória, martyrium consummávit. Passi sunt cum ipso et tres mílites, id est Alexánder, Feliciánus et Longínus. At Marseilles in France, the birthday of St. Victor, a soldier. Because he refused to serve in the army and sacrifice to idols, he was thrust into prison, where he was visited by an angel. He was subjected to various torments, and finally being crushed under a millstone, he ended his martyrdom. With him also suffered three soldiers, Alexander, Felician, and Longinus.

Trecis, in Gállia, pássio sanctórum Cláudii, Justi, Jucundíni et Sociórum quinque, sub Aureliáno Imperatóre. At Troyes in France, the martyrdom of the saints Claudius, Justus, Jucundinus, and five companions, in the time of Emperor Aurelian.

Ibídem sanctæ Júliæ, Vírginis et Mártyris. In the same place, St. Julia, virgin and martyr.

Argentoráti sancti Arbogásti Epíscopi, miráculis clari. At Strasbourg, St. Arbogast, a bishop, renowned for miracles.

In Syria sancti Joánnis Mónachi, qui éxstitit colléga sancti Simeónis. In Syria, the holy monk John of Edessa, a companion of St. Simeon.

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 XXI.
St. Praxedes, Virgin
St. Zoticus, Bishop of Comana in Cappadocia, Martyr
St. Barhadbesciabas, Deacon, Martyr
St. Victor of Marseilles, Martyr
St. Arbogastus, Bishop of Strasburg, Confessor

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Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Augústi

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Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Twentieth Day of July. The Sixteenth Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Sancti Hierónymi Æmiliáni Confessóris, Congregatiónis Somáschæ Institutóris, cæléstis ómnium orphanórum ac derelíctæ juventútis Patróni; qui sexto Idus Februárii obdormívit in Dómino. St. Jerome Emiliani, confessor, founder of the Congregation of Somascha, the heavenly patron of all orphans and destitute children. He fell asleep in the Lord on the 8th of February.

Antiochíæ pássio sanctæ Margarítæ, Vírginis et Mártyris. At Antioch, the passion of St. Margaret, virgin and martyr.

In monte Carmélo sancti Elíæ Prophétæ. On Mount Carmel, the holy prophet Elijah.

In Judæa natális beáti Joseph, qui cognominátus est Justus, quem Apóstoli cum beáto Matthía statuérunt ut locum apostolátus Judæ proditóris impléret; sed, cum sors cecidísset, super Matthíam, ipse, nihilóminus prædicatiónis et sanctitátis offício insérviens, multámque pro fide Christi a Judæis persecutiónem sústinens, victorióso fine quiévit. De quo étiam refértur quod venénum bíberit, et nihil ex hoc triste propter Dómini fidem pertúlerit. In Judea, the birthday of blessed Joseph, surnamed the Just, whom the apostles selected with blessed Matthias for the apostleship to replace the traitor Judas. The lot having fallen upon Matthias, Joseph, notwithstanding, continued to preach and to advance in virtue, and after having sustained from the Jews many persecutions for the faith of Christ, he happily completed his life. It is related of him that having drunk poison, he received no injury from it, because of his confidence in the Lord.

Córdubæ, in Hispánia, sancti Pauli, Diáconi et Mártyris; qui, cum infidéles príncipes argúeret Mahuméticæ impietátis ac sævítiæ, et Christum constantíssime prædicáret, idcírco, eórum jussu necátus, ad præmia evolávit in cælum. At Cordova in Spain, St. Paul, deacon and martyr. For rebuking Mohammedan princes for their impiety and cruelty, and preaching Christ with constancy, he was put to death and went to his reward in heaven.

Damásci sanctórum Mártyrum Sabíni, Juliáni, Máximi, Macróbii, Cássiæ et Paulæ, cum áliis decem. At Damascus, the holy martyrs Sabinus, Julian, Maximus, Macrobius, Cassia, and Paul, with ten others.

In Lusitánia sanctæ Wilgefórtis, Vírginis et Mártyris; quæ, pro Christiána fide ac pudicítia decértans, in cruce méruit gloriósum obtinére triúmphum. In Portugal, St. Wilgefortis, virgin and martyr, who merited the crown of martyrdom on a cross in defence of the faith and her chastity.

Eódem die natális sanctórum Flaviáni Secúndi, Epíscopi Antiochéni, et Elíæ, Epíscopi Hierosolymitáni; qui, pro Synodo Chalcedonénsi ab Anastásio Imperatóre ambo in exsílium acti, victóres migrárunt ad Dóminum. The same day, the birthday of St. Flavian II, bishop of Antioch, and St. Elias, bishop of Jerusalem. They were driven into exile by Emperor Anastasius for their defence of the Council of Chalcedon, and there they went victoriously to the Lord.

In pago Bononiénsi, in Gállia, sancti Vulmári Abbátis, admirándæ sanctitátis viri. At Boulogne in France, the abbot St. Wulmar, a man of admirable sanctity.

Tréviris sanctæ Sevéræ Vírginis. At Treves, St. Severa, 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

July XX.
St. Joseph Barsabas, Confessor
St. Margaret, Virgin and Martyr
SS. Justa and Rufina, Martyrs
St. Ceslas, Confessor
St. Aurelius, Bishop of Carthage, Confessor
St. Ulmar, or Wulmar, Abbot
St. Jerom Æmiliani, Confessor

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Quartodécimo Kaléndas Augústi

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Quartodécimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Nineteenth Day of July. The Sixteenth Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Sancti Vincénti a Paulo, Presbyteri et Confessóris, Congregatiónis Presbyterórum Missiónis et Puellárum Caritátis Fundatóris, cæléstis ómnium caritátis Societátum Patróni; qui in Dómino obdormívit quinto Kaléndas Octóbris. St. Vincent de Paul, priest and confessor, founder of the priests of the Congregation of the Mission and the Sisters of Charity, the heavenly patron of all charitable organizations. He fell asleep in the Lord on the 27th of September.

Colóssis, in Phrygia, natális sancti Epaphræ, quem sanctus Paulus Apóstolus concaptívum appéllat. Hic, ab eódem Apóstolo Colóssis Epíscopus ordinátus, ibídem, clarus virtútibus, martyrii palmam, pro óvibus sibi commendátis, viríli agóne percépit; cujus corpus Romæ, in Basílica sanctæ Maríæ Majóris, cónditum est. At Colossae in Phrygia, the birthday of St. Epaphras, whom the apostle St. Paul calls his fellow-prisoner. By the same apostle he was consecrated bishop of Colossae, where, becoming renowned for his virtues, he received the palm of martyrdom for defending courageously the flock committed to his charge. His body lies at Rome in the basilica of St. Mary Major.

Tréviris sancti Martíni, Epíscopi et Mártyris. At Treves, St. Martin, bishop and martyr.

Híspali, in Hispánia, pássio sanctárum Vírginum Justæ et Rufínæ, quæ, a Præside Diogeniáno comprehénsæ, primo equúlei extensióne et ungulárum laniatióne vexátæ, póstea cárcere, inédia et váriis torsiónibus sunt afflíctæ; tandem Justa in cárcere spíritum exhalávit, Rufínæ vero cervix, in confessióne Dómini, confracta est. At Seville in Spain, the martyrdom of the holy virgins Justa and Rufina. Arrested by the governor Diogenian, they were stretched on the rack and lacerated with iron claws, then imprisoned and subjected to starvation and various tortures. Justa died in prison, but Rufina’s neck was broken for the confession of the Lord.

Córdubæ, in Hispánia, sanctæ Aureæ Vírginis, beatórum Adúlfi et Joánnis Mártyrum soróris; quæ aliquándo in apostasíæ crimen a Mahumetáno Júdice indúcta est, sed mox, facti pænitens, iteráto certámine, hostem effúso sánguine superávit. At Cordova in Spain, St. Aurea, virgin, the sister of the holy martyrs Adulphus and John. A Mohammedan judge had persuaded her to apostatize for a while, but quickly repenting of what she had done, in the second trial overcame the enemy by the shedding of her blood.

Romæ sancti Symmachi Papæ, qui, a schismaticórum factióne diútius fatigátus, demum, sanctitáte conspícuus, migrávit ad Dóminum. At Rome, Pope St. Symmachus, who for a long time had much to bear, from a faction of schismatics. At last, distinguished by holiness, he went to God.

Verónæ sancti Felícis Epíscopi. At Verona, St. Felix, bishop.

Apud Scetim, Ægypti montem, sancti Arsénii, Románæ Ecclésiæ Diáconi; qui, Theodósii témpore, in solitúdinem secéssit, ibíque, virtútibus ómnibus consummátus et jugi lacrimárum imbre perfúsus, spíritum Deo réddidit. At Scete, a mountain in Egypt, St. Arsenius, a deacon of the Roman Church. In the time of Theodosius he retired into a desert where, endowed with every virtue and shedding continual tears, he yielded his soul unto God.

In Cappadócia sanctæ Macrínæ Vírginis, fíliæ sanctórum Basilíi et Emméliæ, atque soróris item sanctórum Episcopórum Basilíi Magni, Gregórii Nysséni et Petri Sebastiénsis. In Cappadocia, St. Macrina, virgin. She was the daughter of Saints Basil and Emmelia, and the sister of the holy bishops, St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory of Nyssa, and St. Peter of Sebaste.

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 XIX.
St. Vincent of Paul, Confessor
St. Arsenius, Anchoret of Sceté
St. Symmachus, Pope and Confessor
St. Macrina, Virgin

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Quintodécimo Kaléndas Augústi

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Quintodécimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Eighteenth Day of July. The Sixteenth Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Sancti Camílli de Lellis, Presbyteri et Confessóris, Clericórum Regulárium infírmis ministrántium Institutóris, cæléstis hospitálium et infirmórum Patróni; cujus dies natális prídie Idus Júlii recólitur. St. Camillus de Lellis, priest and confessor, founder of the Clerks Regular Ministering to the Sick, the heavenly patron of hospitals and of the sick, whose birthday is the 14th day of July.

Tíbure sanctæ Symphorósæ, uxóris sancti Getúlii Mártyris, cum septem fíliis suis, scílicet Crescénte, Juliáno, Nemésio, Primitívo, Justíno, Stácteo et Eugénio. Horum mater, sub Hadriáno Príncipe, ob insuperábilem constántiam, primo cæsa diu palmis, deínde crínibus suspénsa, novíssime saxo alligáta, in flumen præcipitáta est; fílii autem, stipítibus ad tróchleas exténsi, divérso mortis éxitu martyrium complevérunt. Eorúndem córpora póstea Romam transláta, et, Pio Quarto Summo Pontífice, in Diacónia sancti Angeli in Piscína fuérunt invénta. At Tivoli, in the time of Emperor Hadrian, St. Symphorosa, wife of the martyr St. Getulius, with her seven sons, Crescens, Julian, Nemesius, Primitivus, Justin, Stacteus, and Eugene. The mother, because of her invincible constancy, was first beaten a long time, then suspended by her hair, and lastly thrown into the river with a stone tied to her body. Her sons were stretched by pulleys attached to stakes, and completed their martyrdom in divers ways. Afterwards, their bodies were taken to Rome, and in the pontificate of Pius IV, were found in the sacristy of St. Angelo in Piscina.

Trajécti sancti Frideríci, Epíscopi et Mártyris. At Utrecht, St. Frederick, bishop and martyr.

Doróstori, in Mysia inferióre, sancti Æmiliáni Mártyris, qui, témpore Juliáni Apóstatæ, sub Capitolíno Præside, in fornácem injéctus, martyrii palmam accépit. At Silistria in Bulgaria, St. Emilian, martyr, who was cast into a furnace, in the time of Julian the Apostate, under the governor Capitolinus, and received the palm of martyrdom.

Carthágine sanctæ Gundénis Vírginis, quæ, jussu Rufíni Procónsulis, ob Christi confessiónem, quater divérsis tempóribus per extensiónem in equúleo torta, et úngulis horrénde lacerántibus cruciáta, cárceris squalóre diu afflícta, novíssime gládio cæsa est. At Carthage, St. Gundenes, virgin. By order of the proconsul Ruffinus, she was at four different times stretched on the rack for the faith of Christ, horribly lacerated with iron hooks, confined for a long time in a filthy prison, and finally put to the sword.

Gallǽciæ, in Hispánia, sanctæ Marínæ, Vírginis et Mártyris. In Spanish Galicia, St. Marina, virgin and martyr.

Medioláni sancti Matérni Epíscopi, qui, sub Maximiáni Imperatóre, pro fide Christi et pro Ecclésia sibi commíssa, in cárcerem detrúsus et sæpe verbéribus cæsus est; ac tandem, multis confessiónibus clarus, obdormívit in Dómino. At Milan, in the reign of Maximian, the holy bishop Maternus. For the faith of Christ and the Church entrusted to him, he went to his rest in the Lord with a great renown for his repeated confession of the faith.

Bríxiæ natális sancti Philástrii, qui fuit ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopus. Hic advérsus hæréticos, præsértim Ariános, a quibus multa passus est, plúrimum verbis scriptísque pugnávit; demum, clarus miráculis, Conféssor in pace quiévit. At Brescia, the birthday of St. Philastrius, bishop of that city, who both by word and writing opposed the heretics, especially the Arians, from whom he suffered greatly. Finally he died in peace, a confessor renowned for miracles.

Metis, in Gállia, sancti Arnúlfi Epíscopi, qui, sanctitáte et miráculis illústris, eremíticam delégit vitam, et beáto fine quiévit. At Metz in France, St. Arnulf, a bishop illustrious for holiness and miracles. He chose the life of a hermit and ended his blessed career in peace.

Sígniæ sancti Brunónis, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Segni, St. Bruno, bishop and confessor.

Foro Pompílii, in Æmília, sancti Ruffilli, ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopi. At Forlimpopoli in Emilia, St. Ruffillus, bishop of that city.

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 XVIII.
St. Symphorosa and Her Seven Sons, Martyrs
St. Philastrius, Bishop of Brescia, Confessor
St. Arnoul, Bishop of Metz, Confessor
St. Arnoul, Martyr
St. Frederic, Bishop of Utrecht, Martyr
St. Odulph, Canon of Utrecht, Confessor
St. Bruno, Bishop of Segni, Confessor

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Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna

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Sextodécimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Seventeenth Day of July. The Sixteenth Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Romæ sancti Aléxii Confessóris, ex Euphemiáno Senatóre progéniti. Hic, prima nocte nuptiárum, sponsa intácta, e domo sua abscédens, ac, post longam peregrinatiónem, ad Urbem rédiens, decem et septem annos tamquam egénus in domo patérna recéptus hospítio, nova mundum arte delúdens, incógnitus mansit; sed post óbitum, et voce per Urbis Ecclésias audíta et scripto suo ágnitus, Innocéntio Primo Pontífice Máximo, ad sancti Bonifátii Ecclésiam summo honóre delátus est, ibíque multis miráculis cláruit. At Rome, St. Alexius, confessor, son of the senator Euphemian. Leaving his spouse before the night of marriage, he withdrew from his house, and after a long pilgrimage, returned to Rome where he was for seventeen years harboured in his father’s house as an unknown pauper, thus deluding the world in this strange way. After his death, however, becoming known through a voice heard in the churches of the city, and by his own writings, he was, under the sovereign Pontiff Innocent I, translated to the Church of St. Boniface, where he wrought many miracles.

Carthágine natális sanctórum Mártyrum Scillitanórum, id est Speráti, Narzális, Cythíni, Vetúrii, Felícis, Acyllíni, Lætántii, Januáriæ, Generósæ, Vestínæ, Donátæ et Secúndæ; qui, jussu Saturníni Præfécti, post primam Christi confessiónem, in cárcerem trusi et in ligno confíxi, deínde gládio decolláti sunt. Speráti autem relíquiæ, cum óssibus beáti Cypriáni et cápite sancti Pantaleónis Mártyris, ex Africa in Gállias translátæ, Lugdúni, in Basílica sancti Joánnis Baptístæ, religióse cónditæ fuérunt. At Carthage, the birthday of the holy Scillitan martyrs Speratus, Narzales, Cythinus, Venturius, Felix, Acyllinus, Laetantius, Januaria, Generosa, Vestina, Donata, and Secunda. By order of the prefect Saturninus, after their first confession of the faith, they were sent to prison, nailed to a cross, and finally beheaded. The relics of Speratus, with the bones of blessed Cyprian and the head of the martyr, St. Pantaleon, were carried from Africa into France and honourably buried in the basilica of St. John the Baptist at Lyons.

Amástride, in Paphlagónia, sancti Hyacínthi Mártyris, qui, sub Castrítio Præside, multa passus, quiévit in cárcere. At Amastris in Paphlagonia, St. Hyacinth, martyr, who died in prison after much suffering, under the prefect Castritus.

Tíbure sancti Generósi Mártyris. At Tivoli, St. Generosus, martyr.

Constantinópoli sanctæ Theódotæ Mártyris, sub Leóne Iconoclásta. At Constantinople, St. Theodota, martyr, under Leo the Iconoclast.

Romæ deposítio sancti Leónis Papæ Quarti. At Rome, the death of Pope St. Leo IV.

Papíæ sancti Ennódii, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Pavia, St. Ennodius, bishop and confessor.

Antisiodóri sancti Theodósii Epíscopi. At Auxerre, St. Theodosius, bishop.

Medioláni sanctæ Marcellínæ Vírginis, soróris beáti Ambrósii Epíscopi, quæ Romæ, in Basílica sancti Petri, a Libério Papa velum consecratiónis accépit; cujus étiam sanctitátem idem beátus Ambrósius scriptis suis testátam facit. At Milan, the virgin saint Marcellina, sister of the blessed bishop Ambrose, who received the religious veil from Pope Liberius, in the basilica of St. Peter at Rome. Her sanctity is attested to by St. Ambrose in his writings.

Venétiis Translátio sanctæ Marínæ Vírginis. At Venice, the translation of St. Marina, 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

July XVII.
St. Alexius, Confessor
St. Speratus and His Companions, Martyrs
St. Marcellina, Virgin
St. Ennodius, Bishop of Pavia, Confessor
St. Leo IV., Pope and Confessor
St. Turninus, Confessor of Ireland

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Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna

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Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Sixteenth Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Festum beátæ Maríæ Vírginis de monte Carmélo. The feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel.

Sebáste in Arménia, sanctórum Mártyrum Athenógenis Epíscopi, et decem discipulórum ejus, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre. At Sebaste in Armenia, the holy martyrs Athenogenes, bishop, and ten of his disciples, in the time of Emperor Diocletian.

Tréviris sancti Valentíni, Epíscopi et Mártyris. At Treves, St. Valentine, bishop and martyr.

Córdubæ, in Hispánia, sancti Sisenándi, Levítæ et Mártyris; qui a Saracénis, pro Christi fide, jugulátus est. At Cordova in Spain, St. Sisenand, cleric and martyr, who was strangled by the Saracens for the faith of Christ.

Eódem die natális sancti Fausti Mártyris, qui, sub Décio Imperatóre, cruci affíxus, quinque diébus in ea vixit, ac demum, sagíttis confóssus, migrávit in cælum. The same day, the birthday of St. Faustus, martyr, under Decius. He lived five days fastened to a cross, and being then pierced with arrows, he went to heaven.

Sántis, in Gállia, sanctórum Mártyrum Rainéldis Vírginis, et Sociórum ejus, qui a bárbaris, pro Christe fide, cæsi sunt. At Saintes in France, the holy martyrs Raineld, virgin, and her companions who were slain by barbarians for the Christian faith.

Bérgomi sancti Domniónis Mártyris. At Bergamo, St. Domnio, martyr.

Antiochíæ natális beáti Eustáchii, Epíscopi et Confessóris, doctrína et sanctitáte célebris; qui, sub Ariáno Imperatóre Constántio, ob cathólicæ fídei defensiónem, exsílio Trajanópolim Thráciæ pulsus, ibídem in Dómino requiévit. At Antioch, the birthday of blessed Eustace, bishop and confessor, celebrated for learning and sanctity. Under the Arian emperor Constantius, for the defence of the Catholic faith, he was banished to Trajanopolis in Thrace, where he rested in the Lord.

Cápuæ sancti Vitaliáni, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Capua, St. Vitalian, bishop and confessor.

Apud Abbatíam Sanctíssimi Salvatóris, diœcésis Constantiénsis, in Gállia, sanctæ Maríæ-Magdalénæ Postel, Fundatrícis Institúti Sorórum Scholárum Christianárum a Misericórdia, a Pio Papa Undécimo in sanctárum Vírginum album relátæ. At the abbey of our Most Holy Redeemer, in the diocese of Coutances in France, St. Mary Magdalene Postel, foundress of the Sisters of Mercy of the Christian Schools, who was added to the list of the holy virgins by Pope Pius XI.

Apud Ostia Tiberína Translátio córporis sancti Hilaríni Mónachi, qui, una cum sancto Donáto, in persecutióne Juliáni Apóstatæ, comprehénsus est, et, cum nollet sacrificáre, demum, fústibus cæsus, Arétii, in Túscia, martyrium sumpsit séptimo Idus Augústi. The translation of St. Hilarinus, a monk, to Ostia. He was arrested with St. Donatus in the persecution of Julian. Because he refused to sacrifice to idols, he was finally scourged at Arezzo in Tuscany, and underwent martyrdom on the 7th of August.

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 XVI.
St. Eustathius, Patriarch of Antioch, Confessor
St. Elier or Helier, Hermit and Martyr

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Idibus Júlii. Luna

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Idibus Júlii. Luna . The Fifteenth Day of Jul. The Night of the Moon. 

Sancti Henríci Primi, Imperatóris Romanórum et Confessóris, cujus dies natális tértio Idus mensis hujus recensétur. St. Henry I, Roman emperor and confessor, whose birthday was noted on the 13th of this month.

Lugdúni, in Gállia, deposítio sancti Bonaventúræ, Cardinális et Epíscopi Albanénsis, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris, ex Ordine Minórum, doctrína et vitæ sanctitáte celebérrimi. Ipsíus tamen festívitas prídie hujus diéi recólitur. At Lyons in France, the death of St. Bonaventure, cardinal and bishop of Albano, confessor and doctor of the Church, of the Order of Friars Minor, who is famed for his learning and the sanctity of his life. His feast is celebrated on the previous day.

Papíæ sancti Felícis, Epíscopi et Mártyris. At Pavia, St. Felix, bishop and martyr.

In Portu Románo natális sanctórum Mártyrum Eutrópii, atque Zósimæ et Bonósæ sorórum. At Porto, the birthday of the holy martyrs Eutropius, and the sisters Zosima and Bonosa.

Carthágine beáti Catulíni Diáconi, de cujus láudibus sanctus Augustínus sermónem ad pópulum hábuit, et sanctórum Januárii, Floréntii, Júliæ et Justæ Mártyrum; qui pósiti sunt in Basílica Fausti. At Carthage, blessed Catulinus, deacon, whose glories were proclaimed by St. Augustine in a sermon to his people. Also the saints Januarius, Florentius, Julia, and Justa, martyrs, who were entombed in the Church of St. Faustus.

Alexandríæ sanctórum Mártyrum Philíppi, Zenónis, Narséi et decem infántum. At Alexandria, the holy martyrs Philip, Zeno, Narseus, and ten children.

In ínsula Ténedo sancti Abudémii Mártyris, qui sub Diocletiáno passus est. In the island of Tenedos, St. Abudemius, martyr, who suffered under Diocletian.

Sebáste, in Arménia, sancti Antíochi médici, qui, sub Hadriáno Præside, cápite obtruncátus est; cumque ex eo lac pro sánguine manáret, Cyríacus cárnifex, convérsus ad Christum, et ipse martyrium súbiit. At Sebaste in Armenia, St. Antiochus, a physician, who was beheaded under the governor Adrian. On seeing milk flowing from his wounds instead of blood, Cyriacus, his executioner, was converted to Christ and endured martyrdom.

Nísibi, in Mesopotámia, natális sancti Jacóbi, ejúsdem urbis Epíscopi, magnæ sanctitátis viri. Hic, miráculis et eruditióne clarus, unus fuit, sub persecutióne Galérii Maximiáni, ex número Confessórum, qui in Nicæna deínde Synodo perversitátem Aríi, Homoúsii oppositióne, damnárunt; cujus et sancti Alexándri Epíscopi oratióne ipse Aríus condígnam suæ iniquitátis mercédem, effúsis viscéribus, Constantinópoli recépit. At Nisibis in Mesopotamia, the birthday of St. James, bishop of that city, a man celebrated for great holiness, miracles and learning. He was one of those who confessed the faith during the persecution of Galerius Maximian, and later condemned the perverse heresy of Arius in the Council of Nicaea by opposing to the doctrine of consubstantiality. It was also owing to his prayers, and those of the bishop Alexander, that Arius received at Constantinople the suitable punishment of his iniquity, his bowels gushing out.

Neápoli, in Campánia, sancti Athanásii, ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopi, qui, ab ímpio nepóte Sérgio multa passus ac sede pulsus, tandem Vérulis, in Hérnicis, conféctus ærúmnis, migrávit in cælum, témpore Cároli Calvi. At Naples in Campania, St. Athanasius, bishop of that city, who suffered a great deal from his wicked nephew Sergius, by whom he was driven from his diocese. Overcome with afflictions, he departed for heaven at Veroli, in the time of Charles the Bald.

Campi Salentinórum, in Apúlia, sancti Pompílii Maríæ Pirrótti, Confessóris, ex Ordine Clericórum Páuperum Matris Dei Scholárum Piárum, vita apostólica præclári, a Pio Undécimo, Pontífice Máximo, inter Sanctos reláti. At Campo in Italy, the birthday of St. Pompilio Maria Pirrotti of St. Nicholas, confessor, a member of the Congregation of Poor Clerks Regular of Pious Schools of the Mother of God, who spent his entire life in safeguarding the salvation of souls. He was registered among the saints by Pope Pius XI.

Panórmi Invéntio córporis sanctæ Rosáliæ, Vírginis Panormitánæ; quod, Urbáno Octávo Pontífice Máximo, repértum divínitus, Jubilæi anno Sicíliam a peste liberávit. At Palermo, the finding of the body of St. Rosalia, virgin of that city. Miraculously discovered in the time of Pope Urban VIII, it delivered Sicily from the plague in the year of the Jubilee.

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 XV.
St. Henry II., Emperor
St. Plechelm, Bishop and Confessor
St. Swithin or Swithun, Bishop and Patron of Winchester, Confessor

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