Sexto Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

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Sexto Kaléndas Júlii. Luna. The Twenty-Sixth Day of June. The Night of the Moon. 

Romæ, in monte Cælio, sanctórum Mártyrum Joánnis et Pauli fratrum, quorum primus erat præpósitus domus, secúndus primicérius Constántiæ Vírginis, fíliæ Constantíni Imperatóris, et ambo póstea, sub Juliáno Apóstata, martyrii palmam, cædénte gládio, percepérunt. At Rome on Mt. Coelius, the holy martyrs John and Paul, brothers. The former was steward, the other secretary of the virgin Constantia, daughter of Emperor Constantine. Afterwards, under Julian the Apostate, they received the palm of martyrdom by being beheaded.

Apud Tridéntum sancti Vigílii Epíscopi, qui, cum relíquias idololatríæ pénitus exstirpáre conarétur, ideo, pro Christi nómine, a feris et bárbaris homínibus percússus lápidum imbre, martyrium implévit. At Trent, St. Vigilius, bishop, who, while he endeavoured to root out the remains of idolatry, was overwhelmed with a shower of stones by cruel and barbarous men, and thus endured martyrdom for the name of Christ.

Apud Valencénas, in Gállia, pássio sanctórum Mártyrum Sálvii, qui éxstitit Engolisménsis Epíscopus, et Supérii. At Valenciennes, the holy martyrs Salvius, bishop of Angoulême, and Superius.

Córdubæ, in Hispánia, natális sancti Pelágii adolescéntuli, qui, ob confessiónem fídei, Regis Saracenórum Abdaraméni jussu forcípibus férreis membrátim præcísus, martyrium suum glorióse consummávit. At Cordova in Spain, under the Saracen king Abderaliman, the birthday of St. Pelagius, a young man who gloriously completed his martyrdom for the faith by having his flesh torn to pieces with iron pincers.

Bellícii, in Gállia, sancti Anthélmi, qui ex majóris Carthúsiæ Prióre, factus est ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopus. At Belley in France, St. Anthelmus, prior of the Grande Chartreuse, who became bishop of that city.

In pago Pictaviénsi sancti Maxéntii, Presbyteri et Confessóris; qui miráculis cláruit. In the country of Poitiers, St. Maxentius, priest and confessor, renowned for miracles.

Thessalonícæ sancti David Eremítæ. At Thessalonica, St. David, hermit.

Eódem die sanctæ Perseverándæ Vírginis. The same day, St. Perseveranda, 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

June XXVI.
SS. John and Paul, Martyrs
St. Maxentius, Abbot in Poitou
St. Vigilius, Bishop of Trent, Martyr
St. Babolen, Abbot
St. Anthelm, Bishop of Bellay, Confessor
The Venerable Raingarda, Widow

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Séptimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

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Séptimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Twenty-Fifth Day of June. The Night of the Moon. 

In território Guléti, prope Nuscum, sancti Guliélmi Confessóris, Patris Eremitárum Montis Vírginis. In the territory of Guletto near Nusco, St. William, confessor, founder of the hermits of Monte Vergine.

Apud Berœam natális sancti Sosípatris, qui fuit discípulus beáti Pauli Apóstoli. At Beraea, the birthday of St. Sosipater, disciple of the blessed apostle Paul.

Romæ sanctæ Lúciæ, Vírginis et Mártyris, cum áliis vigínti duóbus. At Rome, St. Lucy, virgin and martyr, with twenty-two others.

Alexandríæ sancti Gallicáni Mártyris, viri Consuláris, qui, sublimátus ínfulis triumphálibus et Constantíno Augústo carus, a sanctis Joánne et Paulo ad Christi fidem convérsus est; eáque suscépta, cum sancto Hilaríno secéssit ad Ostia Tiberína, atque ibi hospitalitáti et infirmórum servítio totum se dedit. Cujus rei fama in toto Orbe divulgáta, multi úndique illuc veniéntes vidébant virum ex Patrício et Cónsule laváre páuperum pedes, pónere mensam, aquam mánibus effúndere, languéntibus sollícite ministráre et cétera pietátis offícia exhibére. Ipse póstmodum, sub Juliána Apóstata, inde expúlsus, Alexandríam perréxit; ibíque, cum a Rauciáno Júdice sacrificáre cogerétur et contémneret, ideo, percússus gládio, Christi Martyr efféctus est. At Alexandria, St. Gallicanus, exconsul and martyr who had been honoured with a triumph, and was held in affection by the emperor Constantine. Converted by Saints John and Paul, he withdrew to Ostia with St. Hilarinus, and consecrated himself entirely to the duties of hospitality and to the service of the sick. The report of such an event spread throughout the whole world, and from all sides many people came to see a man who had been a senator and consul now washing the feet of the poor, preparing their table, serving them, carefully waiting on the infirm, and exercising other works of mercy. Driven from this place by Julian the Apostate, he repaired to Alexandria, where, for refusing to sacrifice to idols, at the command of the judge Raucian, he was put to the sword, and thus became a martyr of Christ.

Sibápoli, in Mesopotámia, sanctæ Febróniæ, Vírginis et Mártyris; quæ, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, sub Siléno Júdice, ob fidem et pudicítiam servándam, primo virgis cæsa et equúleo torta, deínde pectínibus laniáta atque igne succénsa, demum, excússis déntibus ac mammis pedibúsque abscíssis, cápitis damnáta, tot passiónum ornáta monílibus migrávit ad Sponsum. At Sibapolis in Syria, under the governor Silenus, in the persecution of Diocletian, St. Febronia, virgin and martyr. She was scourged and racked for defending her faith and her chastity, then torn with iron combs and exposed to fire. Finally her teeth were broken out, her breasts and feet cut away, and she was condemned to capital punishment, going to her Spouse adorned with sufferings as with so many jewels.

Apud Rhégium sancti Prósperi Aquitáni, ejúsdem urbis Epíscopi, eruditióne ac pietáte insígnis, qui advérsus Pelagiános, pro fide cathólica, strénue decertávit. At Reggio, St. Prosper of Aquitaine, bishop of that city, distinguished by his learning and piety. He valiantly combated the Pelagians in defence of the Catholic faith.

Tauríni natális sancti Máximi, Epíscopi et Confessóris, doctrína et sanctitáte celebérrimi. At Turin, the birthday of St. Maximus, bishop and confessor, most celebrated for his sanctity and scholarship.

In Hollándia sancti Adelbérti Confessóris, qui fuit discípulus sancti Willibrórdi Epíscopi. In Holland, St. Adalbert, confessor, disciple of St. Willibrord, bishop.

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

June XXV.
St. Prosper of Aquitain, Confessor
St. Maximus, Bishop of Turin, Confessor
St. William of Monte-Vergine
St. Adelbert, Confessor
St. Moloc, Bishop and Confessor
SS. Agoard and Aglibert, Martyrs in the Diocess of Paris

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Octávo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

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Octávo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Twenty-Fourth Day of June. The Night of the Moon. 

Natívitas sancti Joánnis Baptístæ, Præcursóris Dómini, ac sanctórum Zacharíæ et Elísabeth fílii, qui Spíritu Sancto replétus est adhuc in útero matris suæ. The Nativity of St. John Baptist, precursor of our Lord, son of Zachary and Elizabeth, who, while yet in the womb of his mother, was filled with the Holy Ghost.

Romæ commemorátio sanctórum plurimórum Mártyrum, qui a Neróne Imperatóre, ut a se incénsæ Urbis ódium avérteret, calumnióse accusáti, divérso mortis génere jussi sunt sævíssime intérfici. Horum síquidem álii, ferárum tergis contécti, laniátibus canum expósiti sunt; álii crúcibus affíxi; aliíque incéndio tráditi, ut, ubi defecísset dies, in usum noctúrni lúminis deservírent. Erant hi omnes Apostolórum discípuli, et primítiæ Mártyrum, quas Romána Ecclésia, fértilis ager Mártyrum, ante Apostolórum necem transmísit ad Dóminum. At Rome, in the time of Nero, the commemoration of many holy martyrs. Being falsely accused of having set fire to the city, they were cruelly put to death in various manners by the emperor’s order. Some were covered with the skins of wild beasts and torn to pieces by dogs, other were fastened to crosses, others again were delivered to the flames to serve as torches in the night. All these were disciples of the apostles, and the first fruits of the martyrs which the Roman Church, a field so fertile in martyrs, offered to God even before the death of the Apostles.

Item Romæ sanctórum Mártyrum Fausti et aliórum vigínti trium. In the same city, the holy martyrs Faustus and twenty-three others.

Mechlíniæ, in Brabántia, pássio sancti Rumóldi, Epíscopi Dublinénsis et Mártyris, e Scotórum Rege progéniti. At Mechlin in Brabant, the passion of St. Rumold, bishop of Dublin and martyr. He had been the son of the king of the Scots.

Sátalis, in Arménia, sanctórum Mártyrum septem fratrum, scílicet Oréntii, Heróis, Pharnácii, Firmíni, Firmi, Cyríaci et Longíni mílitum; qui a Maximiáno Imperatóre, eo quod Christiáni essent, cíngulo militári priváti sunt, et, ab ínvicem separáti atque in divérsa loca abdúcti, in dolóribus et ærúmnis pósiti, quievérunt in Dómino. At Satalis in Armenia, seven saintly brothers, all martyrs: Orentius, Heros, Pharnacius, Firminus, Firmus, Cyriacus and Longinus, who owe their martyrdom to Emperor Maximian. Because they were Christians, they were deprived of the military belt by his command, then separated from one another, hurried away to different places, and in the midst of painful trials found their repose in the Lord.

In vico Christólio, in território Parisiénsi, pássio sanctórum Mártyrum Agoárdi et Aglibérti, cum áliis innúmeris promíscui sexus. In the diocese of Paris, at Creteil, the martyrdom of the Saints Agoard and Aglibert, with a great multitude of others of both sexes.

Augustodúni deposítio sancti Simplícii, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Autun, the death of St. Simplicius, bishop and confessor.

Láubiis, in Bélgio, sancti Theodúlphi Epíscopi. At Lobbes in Belgium, St. Theodulphus, bishop.

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

June XXIV.
The Nativity of St. John the Baptist
SS. Martyrs of Rome, under Nero
St. Bartholomew

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Nono Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

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Nono Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Twenty-Third Day of June. The Night of the Moon. 

Vigília Nativitátis sancti Joánnis Baptístæ. The Vigil of St. John Baptist.

Romæ sancti Joánnis Presbyteri, qui, sub Juliáno Apóstata, via Salária véteri, ante simulácrum Solis decollátus est, et corpus ejus a beáto Concórdio Presbytero juxta Mártyrum Concília sepúltum. At Rome, in the reign of Julian the Apostate, St. John, a priest who was beheaded on the old Salarian Way before an idol of the sun. His body was buried near those of other martyrs by the blessed priest Concordius.

Item Romæ sanctæ Agrippínæ, Vírginis et Mártyris, quæ sub Valeriáno Imperatóre martyrium consummávit. Ipsíus autem corpus, in Sicíliam translátum ac Menis cónditum, multis miráculis corúscat. Also at Rome, St. Agrippina, virgin and martyr, under the emperor Valerian. Her body was taken to Sicily, where it works many miracles.

Sútrii, in Túscia, sancti Felícis Presbyteri, cujus os támdiu jussit Túrcius Præféctus lápide contúndi, donec ipse Felix emítteret spíritum. At Sutri in Tuscany, St. Felix, priest. By the command of the prefect Turcius, he was struck on the mouth with a stone until he breathed no more.

Nicomedíæ commemorátio plurimórum sanctórum Mártyrum, qui, témpore Diocletiáni, in móntibus et spelúncis laténtes, pro Christi nómine martyrium læto ánimo subiérunt. At Nicomedia, in the time of Diocletian, the commemoration of many holy martyrs who concealed themselves in mountains and caverns, but joyfully underwent martyrdom for the name of Christ.

Philadelphíæ, in Arábia, sanctórum Mártyrum Zenónis, ejúsque servi Zenæ. Hic dómini sui vincti caténas exósculans, eúmque rogans ut se in torméntis partícipem dignarétur habére, a milítibus tentus est, et cum ipso dómino parem martyrii corónam accépit. At Philadelphia in Arabia, the holy martyrs Zeno and his slave Zenas. When the latter kissed the chains of his master, begging to be a partner in his torments, he was arrested by the soldiers, and received the crown of martyrdom with him.

Augústæ Taurinórum sancti Joséphi Cafásso, Sacerdótis, qui levítis pietáte et sciéntiæ augéndis atque damnátis cápite Deo conciliándis fuit illústris, et a Pio Papa Duodécimo inter sanctos Cælites adscríptus est. At Turin, St. Joseph Cafasso, priest, renowned for his piety and learning, and for his work with prisoners, reconciling to God those who were preparing for execution. He was added to the number of the Saints by Pope Pius XII.

In monastério Elyénsi, in Británnia, sanctæ Ediltrúdis, Regínæ et Vírginis, quæ sanctitáte et miráculis clara migrávit ad Dóminum. Ipsíus autem corpus, úndecim post annis, invéntum est incorrúptum. In England, in the monastery of Ely, St. Etheldreda, queen and virgin, who departed for heaven with a great renown for sanctity and miracles. Her body was found without corruption eleven years afterwards.

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

June XXIII.
St. Etheldreda, or Audry, Virgin and Abbess
St. Mary of Oignies

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Décimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

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Décimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Twenty-Second Day of June. The Night of the Moon. 

Apud Nolam, Campániæ urbem, natális beáti Paulíni, Epíscopi et Confessóris, qui ex nobilíssimo et opulentíssimo factus est pro Christo pauper et húmilis, et, quod supérerat, seípsum pro rediméndo víduæ fílio, quem Wándali, Campánia devastáta, captívum in Africam abdúxerant, in servitútem dedit. Cláruit autem non solum eruditióne et copiósa vitæ sanctitáte, sed étiam poténtia advérsus dæmones; ejúsque præcláras laudes sancti Ambrósius, Hierónymus, Augustínus et Gregórius Papa scriptis suis celebrárunt. Ipsíus corpus, póstea Benevéntum et inde Romam translátum, tandem, Summi Pontíficis Pii Décimi jussu, Nolæ restitútum fuit. At Nola in Campania, the birthday of blessed Paulinus, bishop and confessor, who, although a noble and wealthy man, made himself poor and humble for Christ; and what is still more admirable, became a slave to liberate a widow’s son who had been carried to Africa by the Vandals when they devastated Campania. He was celebrated, not only for his learning and great holiness of life, but also for his power over demons. His great merit has been extolled by Saints Ambrose, Jerome, Augustine, and Gregory in their writings. His body was translated to Benevento, and later to Rome, but was taken back to Nola by the order of Pope Pius X.

Londíni in Anglia, sancti Joánnis Fisher, Epíscopi Roffénsis et Cardinális, qui pro fide cathólica et Románi Pontificis primátu, jubénte Henríco Octávo Rege, decollátus est. At London in England, on Tower Hill, St. John Fisher, bishop of Rochester and cardinal of the Holy Roman Church. For the defence of the Catholic faith and the primacy of the Roman Pontiff he was beheaded by order of King Henry VIII.

In Monte Ararath pássio sanctórum Mártyrum decem míllium, crucifixórum. On Mt. Ararat, the martyrdom of ten thousand holy martyrs, who were crucified.

Verolámii, in Británnia, sancti Albáni Mártyris, qui, témpore Diocletiáni, pro Clérico hóspite, quem domi excéperat et a quo Christiánæ fídei præceptiónibus imbútus fúerat, seípsum, commutáta veste, trádidit; et hanc ob causam, post vérbera et acérba torménta, cápite plexus est. Passus est étiam cum illo unus de milítibus, qui, dum eum dúceret ad supplícium, in via convérsus est ad Christum, et mox, gládio decollátus, próprio sánguine méruit baptizári. Hoc autem nóbile sancti Albáni ac Sócii durátum pro Deo certámen sanctus Beda Venerábilis descrípsit. At Verulam in England, in the time of Diocletian, St. Alban, martyr, who gave himself up in order to save a cleric whom he had harboured. After being scourged and subjected to bitter torments, he was sentenced to capital punishment. With him also suffered one of the soldiers who led him to execution, for he was converted to Christ on the way and merited to be baptized in his own blood. St. Venerable Bede has left an account of the noble combat of St. Alban and his companion.

Samaríæ, in Palæstína, sanctórum mille quadringentórum octogínta Mártyrum, qui, sub Rege Persárum Chósroa, pro Christi fide interfécti sunt. At Samaria in Palestine, fourteen hundred and eighty holy martyrs, under Chosroes, king of Persia.

Eódem die sancti Nicétæ, Romantiánæ civitátis Epíscopi, doctrína sanctísque móribus clari. The same day, St. Nicaeas, bishop of the town of Romatia, celebrated for his learning and holy life.

Neápoli, in Campánia, sancti Joánnis Epíscopi, quem beátus Paulínus, Epíscopus Nolánus, ad cæléstia regna vocávit. At Naples in Campania, St. John, bishop, who was called to the kingdom of heaven by blessed Paulinus, bishop of Nola.

In monastério Cluniacénsi, in Gállia, deposítio sanctæ Consórtiæ Vírginis. In the monastery of Cluny, St. Consortia, virgin.

Romæ beáti Innocéntii Papæ Quinti, ex Ordine Prædicatórum, Confessóris, qui ad tuéndam Ecclésiæ libertátem et Christianórum concórdiam suávi prudéntia adlaborávit. Cultum autem, ei exhíbitum, Leo Décimus tértius, Póntifex Máximus, ratum hábuit et confirmávit. At Rome, blessed Pope Innocent V, who laboured with mildness and prudence to maintain liberty for the Church and harmony among the Christians. The veneration paid to him was approved and confirmed by Pope Leo XIII.

Item Romæ Translátio sancti Flávii Cleméntis, viri Consuláris et Mártyris; qui, sanctæ Plautíllæ frater ac beátæ Vírginis et Mártyris Fláviæ Domitíllæ avúnculus, a Domitiáno Imperatóre, quocum Consulátum gésserat, ob Christi fidem interémptus est. Ipsíus porro corpus, in Basílica sancti Cleméntis Papæ invéntum, ibídem solémni pompa recónditum est. Likewise at Rome, the translation of St. Flavius Clemens, exconsul and martyr, brother of St. Plautilla and uncle of St. Flavia Domitilla, virgin and martyr. He was put to death for the faith of Christ by Emperor Domitian. His body was found in the Basilica of Pope St. Clement, and buried there with great pomp.

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

June XXII.
St. Paulinus of Nola, Bishop and Confessor
St. Alban, Protomartyr of Britain

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Undécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna.

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Undécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna. The Twenty-First Day of June. The Night of the Moon.

Romæ sancti Aloísii Gonzágæ, Clérici e Societáte Jesu et Confessóris, principátus contémptu et innocéntia vitæ claríssimi, quem, a Summo Pontífice Benedícto Décimo tértio adscríptum Sanctórum fastis et Protectórem juvénibus præsértim studiósis datum, Pius Papa Undécimus cæléstem Christiánæ juventútis univérsæ Patrónum confirmávit solémniter atque íterum declarávit. At Rome, St. Aloysius Gonzaga, cleric of the Society of Jesus and confessor, most renowned for his contempt of the princely dignity and the innocence of his life. Pope Benedict XIII placed him on the canon of the saints as special protector of young students; Pope Pius XI confirmed this and again solemnly declared him to be the heavenly patron of all Christian youth.

Item Romæ sanctæ Demétriæ Vírginis, quæ, sanctórum Mártyrum Flaviáni et Dafrósæ fília ac sanctæ Vírginis et Mártyris Bibiánæ soror, ipsa quoque, sub Juliáno Apóstata, martyrio coronáta est. Also at Rome, St. Demetria, virgin, daughter of the holy martyrs Flavian and Dafrosa, and the sister of St. Bibiana, virgin and martyr. She was crowned with martyrdom under Julian the Apostate.

Eódem die sancti Eusébii, Samosaténi Epíscopi; qui, témpore Constántii, Imperatóris Ariáni, sub hábitu militári incógnitus Ecclésias Dei visitábat, ut in fide cathólica illas confirmáret. Deínde, sub Valénte, in Thráciam relegátur; sed, réddita pace Ecclésiæ, témpore Theodósii, ab exsílio revocátus, tandem, cum íterum Ecclésias visitáret, ei caput, tégula per mulíerem Ariánam désuper immíssa, confráctum est, sicque Martyr occúbuit. The same day, St. Eusebius, bishop of Samosata. In the time of the Arian emperor Constantius, he disguised himself in military dress and visited the churches of God to confirm them in the faith. He was banished into Thrace by Valens, but when peace was restored to the Church in the reign of Theodosius, he was recalled. When he again visited the churches, an Arian woman threw a tile down upon him, which fractured his skull and made him a martyr.

Icónii, in Lycaónia, sancti Teréntii, Epíscopi et Mártyris. At Iconium in Lycaonia, St. Terence, bishop and martyr.

Syracúsis, in Sicília, natális sanctórum Mártyrum Rufíni et Mártiæ. At Syracuse in Sicily, the birthday of the holy martyrs Rufinus and Martia.

In Africa sanctórum Mártyrum Cyríaci et Apollináris. In Africa, the holy martyrs Cyriacus and Apollinaris.

Mogúntiæ sancti Albáni Mártyris, qui ob Christi fidem, post longos labóres et dura certámina, factus est dignus coróna vitæ. At Mainz, St. Alban, martyr, who was made worthy of the crown of life, after long labors and severe combats.

Papíæ sancti Urciscéni, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Pavia, St. Ursiscenus, bishop and confessor. Apud Tungrénses sancti Martíni Epíscopi. At Tongres, St. Martin, bishop. In pago Ebroicénsi sancti Leutfrídi Abbátis. In the parts of Evreux, St. Leutfrid, abbot.

Et álibi aliórum plurimórum sanctórum Mártyrum et Confessórum, atque sanctárum Vírginum. And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins. R. Deo grátias. R. Thanks be to God.

Butler’s Lives of the Saints:

June XXI.
St. Aloysius or Lewis Gonzaga, Confessor
St. Ralph, Archbishop of Bourges, Confessor
St. Meen, Abbot in Brittany
St. Aaron, Abbot in Brittany
St. Eusebius, Bishop of Samosata, Martyr
St. Leufredus, Abbot

 

Duodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

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Duodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Twentieth Day of June. The Night of the Moon. 

In ínsula Póntia natális sancti Silvérii, Papæ et Mártyris, qui, cum Anthimum, Epíscopum hæréticum, a suo prædecessóre Agapíto depósitum, restitúere noluísset, a Belisário, agénte ímpia Theodóra Augústa, in exsílium pulsus est, et ibídem, pro fide cathólica multis ærúmnis conféctus, defécit. On the island of Pontia, the birthday of St. Silverius, pope and martyr. For refusing to reinstate the heretical bishop Anthimus who had been deposed by his predecessor Agapitus, he was banished to the isle of Pontia by Belisarius, prompted by the wicked empress Theodora. He died there, consumed by many tribulations for the Catholic faith.

Romæ deposítio sancti Nováti, qui fuit fílius beáti Pudéntis Senatóris, et frater sancti Timóthei Presbyteri et sanctárum Christi Vírginum Pudentiánæ et Praxédis, qui ab Apóstolis erudíti sunt in fide. Ipsórum vero domus, in Ecclésiam commutáta, Pastóris Títulus appellátur. At Rome, the death of St. Novatius, son of the blessed senator Pudens, and brother of the saintly priest Timothy and the holy virgins of Christ, Pudentiana and Praxedes, who had been instructed in the faith by the apostles. Their house was converted into a church, and bore the title of the Shepherd.

Tomis, in Ponto, sanctórum Mártyrum Pauli et Cyríaci. At Tomis in Pontus, the holy martyrs Paul and Cyriacus.

Petræ, in Palæstína, sancti Macárii Epíscopi, qui, ab Ariánis passus multa et in Africa relegátus, Conféssor quiévit in Dómino. At Petra in Palestine, St. Macarius, a bishop, who suffered many things from the Arians, and was banished to Africa where he rested in the Lord.

Híspali, in Hispánia, sanctæ Florentínæ Vírginis, soróris sanctórum Leándri et Isidóri Episcopórum. At Seville in Spain, the holy virgin Florentina, sister of the sainted bishops Leander and Isidore.

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

June XX.
St. Silverius, Pope and Martyr
St. Gobain of Ireland, Priest and Martyr
St. Idaberga or Edburge, Virgin
St. Bain, Bishop of Terouanne

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Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

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Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Nineteenth Day of June. The Night of the Moon. 

Floréntiæ sanctæ Juliánæ Falconériæ Vírginis, quæ Sorórum Ordinis Servórum beátæ Maríæ Vírginis fuit Institútrix, et a Cleménte Duodécimo, Pontífice Máximo, in sanctárum Vírginum númerum reláta est. At Florence, St. Juliana Falconieri, virgin, foundress of the Sisters of the Order of the Servants of the Blessed Virgin Mary, who was placed among the holy virgins by the Sovereign Pontiff, Clement XII.

Medioláni sanctórum Mártyrum Gervásii et Protásii fratrum, ex quibus priórem támdiu jussit Astásius Judex plumbátis cædi, quoúsque ille spíritum exhaláret; posteriórem vero, fústibus cæsum, cápite truncári. Horum córpora, Dómino revelánte, beátus Ambrósius sánguine conspérsa et ita incorrúpta réperit, ac si eo die ipsi fuíssent interémpti; in quorum translatióne cæcus, féretri tactu, lumen recépit, et plúrimi, vexáti a dæmónibus, liberáti sunt. At Milan, the holy martyrs Gervase and Protase, brothers. The former, by order of the judge Astasius, was scourged with leaded whips for so long that he expired. The latter, after being scourged with rods, was beheaded. Through divine revelation their bodies were found by St. Ambrose. They were partly covered with blood, and as free from corruption as if they had been put to death that very day. When the translation took place, a blind man recovered his sight by touching their relics, and many persons possessed by demons were delivered.

In monastério Vallis Castri, in Picéno, natális sancti Romuáldi Ravennátis, Anachorétæ et Monachórum Camaldulénsium Patris; qui collápsam in Itália eremíticam disciplínam restítuit ac mirífice propagávit. Ejus tamen festívitas recólitur séptimo Idus Februárii, quo die sacræ ipsíus relíquiæ Fabriánum sunt translátæ. At the monastery in the valley of Castro in Piceno, the birthday of St. Romuald, anchoret, a native of Ravenna. He was the founder of the Camaldolese monks, and he restored and greatly extended monastic discipline, which was much relaxed in Italy. His feast is observed on the 7th of February, on which day his sacred relics were transferred to Fabriano.

Arétii, in Túscia, sanctórum Mártyrum Gaudéntii Epíscopi, et Culmátii Diáconi, qui, témpore Valentiniáni, furóre Gentílium cæsi sunt. At Arezzo in Tuscany, the holy martyrs Gaudentius, bishop, and Culmatius, deacon, who were murdered by the furious heathen, during the reign of Valentinian.

Eódem die sancti Bonifátii, Epíscopi et Mártyris; qui fuit beáti Romuáldi discípulus. Hic, a Gregório Quinto, Románo Pontífice, ad prædicándum Evangélium in Rússiam missus, ibi, cum per ignem transísset illæsus, Regémque ac pópulum baptizásset, a furénte Regis fratre necátus est, atque sic optátam martyrii corónam accépit. Also, St. Boniface, martyr, a disciple of blessed Romuald, who was sent by the Roman Pontiff, Gregory V, to preach the Gospel in Russia. Having passed through fire uninjured, and baptized the king and his people, he was killed by the enraged brother of the king, and thus gained the palm of martyrdom which he ardently desired.

Ravénnæ sancti Ursicíni Mártyris, qui, sub Paulíno Júdice, post plúrima torménta, in Dómini confessióne pérmanens immóbilis, cápitis abscissióne martyrium complévit. At Ravenna, St. Ursicinus, martyr, who remained constant through many torments in the confession of martyrdom by being beheaded.

Sozópoli, in Pisídia, sancti Zósimi Mártyris, qui, in persecutióne Trajáni, sub Domitiáno Præside, post acérbos cruciátus, cápite amputáto, victor migrávit ad Dóminum. At Sozopolis, under the governor Domitian, during the persecution of Trajan, St. Zosimus, martyr, who suffered bitter tortures, was beheaded, and thus triumphantly went to heaven.

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

June XIX.
SS. Gervasius and Protasius, Martyrs
St. Boniface, Archbishop and Martyr
St. Juliana Falconieri, Virgin
St. Die or Deodatus, Bishop of Nevers, and Abbot of Jointures

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Quartodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

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Quartodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Eighteenth Day of June. The Night of the Moon. 

Edéssæ, in Mesopotámia, sancti Ephræm, Diáconi Edesséni et Confessóris, qui, post multos labóres pro Christi fide suscéptos, doctrína et sanctitáte conspícuus, sub Valénte Imperatóre quiévit in Dómino, et a Benedícto Papa Décimo quinto Doctor Ecclésiæ universális est declarátus. At Edessa in Mesopotamia, St. Ephraem, deacon of the church of Edessa in the time of Emperor Valens and confessor. After suffering many trials for the faith of Christ and gaining great renown for holiness and learning, he went to rest in the Lord. He was declared a doctor of the Universal Church by Pope Benedict XV

Romæ, via Ardeatína, natális sanctórum Mártyrum Marci et Marcelliáni fratrum, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, a Júdice Fabiáno tenti et ad stípitem alligáti, in pédibus clavos auctos accepérunt; cumque non cessárent laudáre Christum, lánceis per látera transfíxi sunt, et cum glória martyrii ad sidérea regna migrárunt. At Rome, on the Ardeatine Way, in the persecution of Diocletian, the birthday of the saintly brothers Mark and Marcellian, martyrs, who were arrested by the judge Fabian, tied to a stake, and had sharp nails driven into their feet. Because they would not cease praising the name of Christ they were pierced through the sides with lances, and thus went to the kingdom of heaven with the glory of martyrdom.

Málacæ, in Hispánia, sanctórum Mártyrum Cyríaci, et Paulæ Vírginis, qui, lapídibus óbruti, inter saxa cælo ánimas reddidérunt. At Malaga in Spain, the holy martyrs Cyriacus and the virgin Paula, who were overwhelmed with stones, and yielded up their souls to God.

Trípoli, in Phœnícia, sancti Leóntii mílitis, qui, sub Hadriáno Præside, una cum Hypátio Tribúno et Theodúlo, quos convértit ad Christum, per acérba torménta pervénit ad corónam martyrii. At Tripoli in Phoenicia, in the time of the governor Adrian, St. Leontius, a soldier, who attained the crown of martyrdom through bitter torments together with the tribune Hypatius and Theodulus, whom he had converted to Christ.

Eódem die sancti Æthérii Mártyris, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, post ignes et álios cruciátus, gládio cæsus est. The same day, St. Aetherius, martyr, in the persecution of Diocletian. After enduring fire and other torments, he was put to death with the sword.

Alexandríæ pássio sanctæ Marínæ Vírginis. At Alexandria, the passion of St. Marina, virgin.

Burdígalæ sancti Amándi, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Bordeaux, St. Amandus, bishop and confessor.

Apud Saccam, in Sicília, sancti Calógeri Eremítæ, cujus sánctitas in energúmenis liberándis máxime effúlget. At Sacca in Sicily, St. Calogerus, hermit, whose holiness is shewn especially in the deliverance of possessed persons.

Schonáugiæ, in Germánia, sanctæ Elísabeth Vírginis, ob monásticæ vitæ observántiam célebris. At Schongau in Germany, St. Elizabeth, virgin, celebrated for her observance of the monastic life.

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

June XVIII.
SS. Marcus and Marcellianus, Martyrs
St. Marina, Virgin
St. Elizabeth of Sconauge, Virgin and Abbess
St. Amand, Bishop of Bourdeaux

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Quintodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna

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Quintodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna . The Seventeenth Day of June. The Night of the Moon. 

Romæ natális sanctórum ducentórum et sexagínta duórum Mártyrum, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, pro fide Christi sunt necáti, ac pósiti via Salária véteri, ad clivum Cucúmeris. At Rome, during the persecution of Diocletian, the birthday of two hundred and sixty-two martyrs, who were put to death for the faith of Christ, and buried on the old Salarian Way, at the foot of Cucumer Hill.

Vesontióne, in Gálliis, sancti Antídii, Epíscopi et Mártyris, qui, ob Christi fidem, a Wándalis occísus fuit. At Besançon in France, St. Antidius, bishop and martyr, who was slain by the Vandals for the faith of Christ.

Apollóniæ, in Macedónia, sanctórum Mártyrum Atheniénsium Isáuri Diáconi, Innocéntii, Felícis, Jeremíæ et Peregríni, qui, a Tripóntio Tribúno várie torti, cápite obtruncáti sunt. At Apollonia in Macedonia, the holy martyrs Isaurus, a deacon, Innocent, Felix, Jeremias, and Peregrínus, all of them Athenians who were tortured in various ways by the tribune Tripontius, and beheaded.

Tarracínæ, in Campánia, sancti Montáni mílitis, qui sub Hadriáno Imperatóre et Leóntio Consulári, post multa torménta, martyrii corónam accépit. At Terracina in Campania, St. Montanus, a soldier, who received the crown of martyrdom after suffering many torments, in the time of Emperor Hadrian and the governor Leontius.

Apud Venáfrum, in Campánia, sanctórum Mártyrum Nicándri et Marciáni, qui, in persecutióne Maximiáni, cápite cæsi sunt. At Venafro in Campania, the holy martyrs Nicander and Marcian, who were beheaded in the persecution of Maximian.

Chalcédone sanctórum Mártyrum Manuélis, Sabélis et Ismaélis, qui, pacis causa apud Juliánum Apóstatam pro Persárum Rege legatióne fungéntes, ab ipso Imperatóre, cum idóla venerári compelleréntur idque constánti ánimo recusárent, gládio feríri jubéntur. At Chalcedon, the holy martyrs Manuel, Sabel, and Ismael, whom the king of Persia sent as ambassadors to Julian the Apostate to obtain peace. Having firmly refused to worship idols when commanded by the emperor, they were put to the sword.

Amériæ, in Umbria, sancti Himérii Epíscopi, cujus corpus Cremónam, in Insúbria, translátum est. At Amelia in Umbria, Bishop St. Himerius, whose body was translated to Cremona.

In pago Bituricénsi, sancti Gundúlphi Epíscopi. In the territory of Bourges, St. Gundulphus, bishop.

Aureliánis, in Gállia, sancti Avíti, Presbyteri et Confessóris. At Orleans in France, St. Avitus, priest and confessor.

In Phrygia sancti Hypátii Confessóris. In Phrygia, St. Hypatius, confessor.

Item sancti Bessariónis Anachorétæ. Also, St. Bessarion, anchoret.

Pisis, in Túscia, sancti Rainérii Confessóris. At Pisa in Tuscany, St. Rainerius, 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

June XVII.
SS. Nicander and Marcian, Martyrs
St. Botulph, Abbot
St. Avitus, or Avy, Abbot, near Orleans
St. Molingus, alias Dairchilla, Bishop and Confessor in Ireland
St. Prior, Hermit

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