Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna

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Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna . The Nineteenth Day of November. The Night of the Moon. 

In óppido Marpúrgi, in Germánia, deposítio sanctæ Elísabeth Víduæ, Regis Hungarórum Andréæ fíliæ, ex tértio Ordine sancti Francísci, quæ, pietátis opéribus assídue inténta, miráculis clara migrávit ad Dóminum.
At Marburg in Germany, the death of St. Elizabeth, widow, daughter of King Andrew of Hungary, and member of the Third Order of St. Francis.  After a life spent in the performance of works of piety, she went to heaven, having a reputation for miracles.

Sancti Pontiáni, Papæ et Mártyris; cujus dies natális tértio Kaléndas Novémbris recensétur.
St. Pontianus, pope and martyr, whose birthday occurs on the 30th of October.

Samaríæ, in Palæstína, sancti Abdíæ Prophétæ.
At Samaria in Palestine, the holy prophet Abdias.

Romæ, via Appia, natális sancti Máximi, Presbyteri et Mártyris, qui, in persecutióne Valeriáni passus, pósitus est ad sanctum Xystum.
At Rome, on the Appian Way, the birthday of St. Maximus, priest and martyr, who suffered in the persecution of Valerian and was buried near St. Sixtus.

In civitáte Astiagénsi, in Hispánia, beáti Crispíni Epíscopi, qui, cápite amputáto, martyrii glóriam adéptus est.
At Ecija in Spain, blessed Bishop Crispin, who obtained the glory of martyrdom by beheading.

Eódem die sancti Fausti, Diáconi Alexandríni, qui primum, in persecutióne Valeriáni, cum sancto Dionysio, in exsílium missus est; deínde, ætáte longævus, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, animadvérsus gládio martyrium consummávit.
St. Faustus, deacon of Alexandria, who had been banished with St. Denis in the persecution of Valerian; later, in the persecution of Diocletian, being advanced in age, his martyrdom was accomplished by the sword.

Cæsaréæ, in Cappadócia, sancti Bárlaam Mártyris, qui, agréstis licet et rudis, Christi sapiéntia munítus tyránnum vicit, et ignem ipsum per invíctam fídei constántiam superávit; in cujus die natáli sanctus Basilíus Magnus célebrem hábuit oratiónem.
At Caesarea in Cappadocia, St. Barlaam, martyr, who, though unpolished and ignorant, was armed with the wisdom of Christ to overcome the tyrant, and by the constancy of his faith, subdue fire itself.  On his birthday, St. Basil the Great delivered a celebrated sermon.

Viénnæ, in Gállia, sanctórum Mártyrum Severíni, Exsupérii et Feliciáni; quorum córpora, post multa annórum currícula, ipsis revelántibus, invénta, et a Pontífice, clero et pópulo illíus urbis honorífice subláta, condígno honóre cóndita sunt.
At Vienne in France, the holy martyrs Severinus, Exuperius and Felician.  Their bodies, after the lapse of many years, were found through their own revelation, and being taken up with due honours by the bishop, clergy, and people of that city, were buried with becoming solemnity.

In Isáuria pássio sanctórum Azæ et Sociórum centum quinquagínta mílitum, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre et Aquilíno Tribúno.
In Isauria the martyrdom of St. Azas and his soldier companions, to the number of one hundred and fifty, under Emperor Diocletian and the tribune Aquilinus.

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.

November XIX.
St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Widow
St. Pontian, Pope and Martyr
St. Barlaam, Martyr

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Quartodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna

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Quartodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna . The Eighteenth Day of November. The Night of the Moon. 

Romæ Dedicátio Basilicárum sanctórum Petri et Pauli Apostolórum.  Eárum primam, restitútam in ampliórem formam, Summus Póntifex Urbánus Octávus consecrávit hac ipsa recurrénte die; álteram vero, miserándo incéndio pénitus consúmptam, ac magnificéntius reædificátam, Pius Nonus die décima Decémbris solémni ritu consecrávit, ejúsque ánnuam commemoratiónem hodiérna die agéndam indíxit.
At Rome, the dedication of the basilicas of the holy apostles Peter and Paul.  The former, having been enlarged, was on this day solemnly consecrated by Urban VIII; while the latter, more beautifully rebuilt after its total destruction by fire, was solemnly dedicated on the 10th of December by Pius IX, though the feast in commemoration of that event was transferred to this day.

Antiochíæ natális sancti Románi Mártyris, qui, témpore Galérii Imperatóris, cum Asclepíades Præféctus in Ecclésiam irrúmperet eámque fúnditus conarétur evértere, céteros Christiános hortátus est ut ei contradícerent, ideóque, post dira torménta et abscissiónem linguæ (sine qua tamen Dei præcónia loquebátur), in cárcere strangulátus láqueo, célebri martyrio coronátur.  Passus est étiam ante ipsum puérulus, nómine Bárula, qui, cum fuísset ab eódem interrogátus Præfécto utrum mélius esset unum Deum cólere an plures deos, atque in unum Deum, quem Christiáni colunt, credéndum esse respondísset, proptérea, verbéribus cæsus, jussus est decollári.
At Antioch, the birthday of St. Romanus, martyr, in the time of Emperor Galerius.  When the prefect Asclepiades attacked the Church and attempted to destroy it, Romanus exhorted the Christians to resist him.  After being subjected to severe torments and the cutting out of his tongue (without which, however, he spake the praises of God), he was strangled in prison and crowned with glorious martyrdom.  Before him suffered a young boy named Barulas, who being asked by him whether it was better to worship one God or several gods, and having answered that we must believe in the one God whom the Christians adore, was scourged and beheaded.

Item Antiochíæ sancti Hesychii Mártyris, qui, cum esset miles, et præcéptum audísset ut quisquis non sacrificáret idólis, cíngulum milítiæ depóneret, repénte cíngulum solvit; ob quam causam, ingénti saxo in déxtera ejus ligáto, in flúvium præcipitári jussus est.
Also at Antioch, the holy martyr Hesychius, a soldier.  Hearing the order that anyone refusing to sacrifice to idols should lay aside his military belt, he immediately took off his.  For this reason he was cast into the river with a large stone tied to his right hand.
Eódem die sanctórum Orículi et Sociórum, qui, in persecutióne Wandálica, pro fide cathólica passi sunt.
On the same day, St. Oriculus and his companions, who suffered for the Catholic faith in the Vandal persecution.

Mogúntiæ sancti Máximi Epíscopi, qui, témpore Constántii multa passus ab Ariánis, Conféssor occúbuit.
At Mainz, St. Maximus, bishop, who suffered greatly at the hands of the Arians, and died a confessor in the time of Constantius.

Turónis, in Gállia, tránsitus beáti Odónis, Abbátis Cluniacénsis.
At Tours in France, the passing of blessed Odo, abbot of Cluny.

Antiochíæ sancti Thomæ Mónachi, quem Antiochéni, ob sedátam ejus précibus pestem, solemnitáte ánnua coluérunt.
At Antioch, St. Thomas, a monk honoured with an annual solemnity by the people of Antioch, for bringing the end of a plague by his prayers.

Lucæ, in Túscia, Translátio sancti Frigdiáni, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
At Lucca in Tuscany, the translation of St. Frigidian, 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.

November XVIII.
The Dedication of the Churches of SS. Peter and Paul, at Rome
SS. Alphæus and Zachæus; Also Romanus and Barulas, Martyrs
St. Odo, Abbot of Cluni, Confessor
St. Hilda, or Hild, Abbess

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Quintodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna

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Quintodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna . The Seventeenth Day of November. The Night of the Moon. 

Neocæsaréæ, in Ponto, natális sancti Gregórii, Epíscopi et Confessóris, doctrína et sanctitáte illústris, qui propter signa atque mirácula, quæ cum multa Ecclesiárum glória perpetrávit, Thaumatúrgus est appellátus.
At Neocaesarea in Pontus, the birthday of St. Gregory, bishop and confessor, illustrious for his learning and sanctity.  The signs and miracles which he wrought to the great glory of the Church gained for him the surname Wonderworker.

Helpíthi, in Saxónia, item natális sanctæ Gertrúdis Vírginis, ex Ordine sancti Benedícti, quæ dono revelatiónum clara éxstitit.  Ipsíus tamen festívitas prídie hujus diéi celebrátur.
At Hedelfs in Saxony, the birthday of St. Gertrude, virgin of the Order of St. Benedict, who was famous for her revelations.  Her feast is observed on the preceding day.
In Palæstína sanctórum Mártyrum Alphæi et Zachæi, qui primo anno persecutiónis Diocletiáni, post multa torménta, capitálem senténtiam subiére.
In Palestine, in the first year of Diocletian’s persecution, the holy martyrs Alpheus and Zachaeus, who underwent beheading after many tortures.

Córdubæ, in Hispánia, sanctórum Mártyrum Acíscli et Victóriæ germanórum, qui, in eádem persecutióne, Diónis Præsidis jussu sævíssime cruciáti sunt, et illústri passióne corónas a Dómino meruérunt.
At Cordova in Spain, during the same persecution, the holy martyrs Acisclus and his sister Victoria, who were most cruelly tortured by order of the governor Dion, and thus merited to be crowned by our Lord for their glorious sufferings.

Alexandríæ sancti Dionysii Epíscopi, summæ eruditiónis viri, qui, multis confessiónibus clarus et pro passiónum tormentorúmque diversitáte magníficus, plenus diérum Conféssor quiévit, Valeriáni et Galliéni Imperatórum tempóribus.
At Alexandria, St. Denis, bishop, a man of very great learning.  In the time of Emperors Valerian and Gallienus, renowned for often having confessed the faith, and illustrious for the various sufferings and torments he had endured, full of days he rested in peace a confessor.

Aureliánis, in Gállia, sancti Aniáni Epíscopi, cujus mortem in conspéctu Dómini pretiósam mirácula crebra testántur.
At Orleans in France, St. Aignan, bishop, the value of whose death in the sight of the Lord is attested by frequent miracles.

In Británnia sancti Hugónis Epíscopi, qui, ex Mónacho Carthusiáno ad Ecclésiam Lincolniénsem regéndam vocátus, multis cláruit miráculis, et sancto fine quiévit.
In England, St. Hugh, bishop, who was called to rule the church of Lincoln.  He ended his holy life in peace, renowned for many miracles.

Turónis, in Gállia, sancti Gregórii Epíscopi.
At Tours in France, St. Gregory, bishop.

Floréntiæ sancti Eugénii Confessóris, qui fuit Diáconus beáti Zenóbii, ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopi.
At Florence, St. Eugene, confessor, the deacon of blessed Zenobius, 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.

November XVII.
St. Gregory Thaumaturgus, Bishop and Confessor
St. Dionysius, Archbishop of Alexandria, Confessor
St. Gregory of Tours, Bishop and Confessor
St. Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln, Confessor
St. Anian, or Agnan, Bishop of Orleans, Confessor

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Sextodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna

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Sextodécimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna . The Sixteenth Day of November. The Night of the Moon. 

Sanctæ Gertrúdis Vírginis, cujus natális sequénti die recensétur.
St. Gertrude, virgin, whose birthday is on the 17th of November.

Edimbúrgi, in Scótia, sanctæ Margarítæ Víduæ, Scotórum Regínæ, amóre in páuperes et voluntária paupertáte célebris.  Ipsíus tamen festívitas quarto Idus Júnii celebrátur.
At Edinburgh in Scotland, the birthday of St. Margaret, queen of the Scots and widow, renowned for her love of the poor and her voluntary poverty.  Her feast is celebrated on the 10th of June.
In Africa sanctórum Mártyrum Rufíni, Marci, Valérii et Sociórum.
In Africa, the holy martyrs Rufinus, Mark, Valerius, and their fellows.
Eódem die sanctórum Mártyrum Elpídii, Marcélli, Eustóchii et Sociórum; ex quibus Elpídius, cum esset órdinis Senatórii et coram Juliáno Apóstata Christiánam fidem constantíssime profiterétur, ídeo, primum equis indómitis, una cum Sóciis, alligátus atque pertráctus, deínde, in ignem conjéctus, gloriósum martyrium consummávit.
The same day, the holy martyrs Elpidius, Marcellus, Eustochius, and their companions.  Elpidius, who was a senator, perseveringly confessed the Christian faith before Julian the Apostate, and, with his companions, was tied to wild horses and dragged by them, thus fulfilling a glorious martyrdom.

Lugdúni, in Gállia, natális sancti Euchérii, Epíscopi et Confessóris, viri admirándæ fídei et doctrínæ.  Hic, ex nobilíssimo Senatórum órdine ad religiósam vitam habitúmque convérsus, diu, intra septa spelúncæ sponte conclúsus, in oratiónibus et jejúniis Christo servívit; deínde apud præfátam urbem in pontificáli Cáthedra, revelánte Angelo, solémniter collocátus est.
At Lyons in France, the birthday of St. Eucherius, bishop and confessor, a man of extraordinary faith and learning.  He renounced the senatorial dignity to embrace the religious life, and for a long time voluntarily shut himself up in a cave, where he served Christ in prayer and fasting.  Afterwards, through the revelation of an angel, he was solemnly installed in the episcopal chair of the city of Lyons.

Patávii sancti Fidéntii Epíscopi.
At Padua, St. Fidentius, bishop.

Cantuáriæ, in Anglia, sancti Edmúndi, Epíscopi et Confessóris; qui, pro Ecclésiæ suæ júribus tuéndis in exsílium actus, apud Provínum, Sénonum óppidum, sanctíssime óbiit; et Sanctórum cánoni ab Innocéntio Papa Quarto adscríptus est.
At Canterbury in England, St. Edmund, archbishop and confessor, who was sent into exile for having maintained the rights of his church.  He died a most holy death at Provins, a town near Sens, and was canonized by Innocent IV.

Eódem die deposítio sancti Othmári Abbátis.
The same day, the death of St. Othmar, abbot.

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.

November XVI.
St. Edmund, Archbishop of Canterbury, Confessor
St. Eucherius, Bishop of Lyons, Confessor

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Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna

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Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna . The Fifteenth Day of November. The Night of the Moon. 

Colóniæ Agrippínæ sancti Albérti Epíscopi et Confessóris, ex Ordine Prædicatórum, cognoménto Magni, sanctitáte et doctrína célebris, quem Pius Papa Undécimus Doctórem universális Ecclésiæ declarávit, et Pius Duodécimus cultórum scientiárum naturálium cæléstem apud Deum Patrónum constítuit.
At Cologne, St. Albert, surnamed the Great, bishop and confessor of the Order of Preachers, renowned for his holiness and learning.  Pope Pius XI appointed him as Doctor of the universal Church, and Pius XII appointed him as heavenly patron of those studying the natural sciences.

Eódem die natális sancti Eugénii, Epíscopi Toletáni et Mártyris; qui fuit beáti Dionysii Areopagítæ discípulus, et in território Parisiénsi, consummáto martyrii cursu, beátæ passiónis corónam percépit a Dómino.  Ipsíus autem corpus Tolétum, in Hispánia, póstea fuit translátum.
Also, the birthday of St. Eugene, bishop of Toledo and martyr, disciple of blessed Denis the Areopagite.  His martyrdom was completed near Paris, and he received from our Lord a crown for his blessed sufferings.  His body was afterwards translated to Toledo in Spain.

Nolæ, in Campánia, beáti Felícis, Epíscopi et Mártyris; qui, a quintodécimo ætátis suæ anno, miráculis cláruit, et, sub Marciáno Præside, cum áliis trigínta Sóciis, agónem martyrii complévit.
At Nola in Campania, blessed Felix, bishop and martyr, who was renowned for miracles from his fifteenth year.  He completed the combats of his martyrdom with thirty others, under the governor Marcian.

Edéssæ, in Mesopotámia, pássio sancti Abibi Diáconi, qui sub Licínio Imperatóre et Lysánia Præside, únguibus lacerátus, in ignem conjéctus est.
At Edessa in Mesopotamia, the martyrdom of St. Abibus, deacon, who was torn with iron hooks and cast into the fire in the time of Emperor Licinius and the governor Lysanias.

Ibídem sanctórum Mártyrum Guríæ et Samónæ, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre et Antoníno Præside.
In the same place, the holy martyrs Gurias and Samonas, under Emperor Diocletian and the governor Antoninus.
In Africa sanctórum Mártyrum Secúndi, Fidentiáni et Várici.
In Africa, the holy martyrs Secundus, Fidentian, and Varicus.

Apud Arcum, in território Santonénsi, natális sancti Machúti, Aleténsis in Gállia Epíscopi; qui, in Anglia natus, a primævo ætátis suæ tirocínio miráculis emícuit.
At Archingeay, in the neighbourhood of Saintes, the birthday of St. Malo, bishop of Aleth, in France.  He was born in England from his earliest years was famed for his miracles.

Verónæ sancti Lupérii, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
At Verona, St. Luperius, bishop and confessor.

Kahlembérgæ, prope Vindobónam, in Austria, sancti Leopóldi, ejúsdem provínciæ Austriæ Marchiónis, quem Innocéntius Papa Octávus in Sanctórum númerum adscrípsit.
At Klosterneuburg, near Vienna in Austria, St. Leopold, margrave of that province of Austria.  He was placed on the canon of the saints by Pope Innocent VIII.

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.

November XV.
St. Gertrude, Virgin and Abbess
St. Leopold, Marquis of Austria, Confessor
St. Eugenius, Martyr
St. Malo, or Maclou, First Bishop of Aleth in Brittany

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Idibus Novémbris. Luna

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Idibus Novémbris. Luna . The Thirteenth Day of November.  The Night of the Moon. 

Sancti Dídaci, ex Ordine Minórum, Confessóris; cujus dies natális recólitur prídie hujus diéi.
St. Didacus, confessor of the Order of Friars Minor, whose birthday occurred on the preceding day.

Ravénnæ natális sanctórum Mártyrum Valentíni, Solutóris et Victóris; qui sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre passi sunt.
At Ravenna, the birthday of the holy martyrs Valentine, Salutor, and Victor, who suffered under Emperor Diocletian.

Aquis, in província Narbonénsi, beáti Mítrii, claríssimi Mártyris.
At Aix, in the province of Narbonne, the renowned martyr, blessed Mitrius.

Cæsaréæ, in Palæstína, pássio sanctórum Antoníni, Zébinæ, Germáni et Ennathæ Vírginis.  Hæc, sub Galério Maximiáno Imperatóre, verbéribus cæsa, igne cremáta est; illi vero, cum intrépidi ac líbera voce Firmiliánum Præsidem, diis immolántem, impietátis argúerent, cápite cæsi sunt.
At Caesarea in Palestine, the martyrdom of the Saints Antoninus, Zebina, Germanus, and the virgin Ennatha.  Under Galerius Maximian, Ennatha was scourged and burned alive, while the others, for boldly reproaching the governor Firmilian for his idolatry in sacrificing to the gods, were beheaded.
In Africa sanctórum Mártyrum Hispanórum Arcádii, Paschásii, Probi et Eutychiáni; qui, in persecutióne Wandálica, cum in Ariánam perfídiam nullátenus declináre pateréntur, hinc a Genseríco, Rege Ariáno, primum proscrípti, deínde acti in exsílium atque atrocíssimis supplíciis cruciáti, postrémum divérso mortis génere interémpti sunt.  Tunc et Paulílli puéruli, germáni sanctórum Paschásii et Eutychiáni, constántia enítuit; qui, cum de fide cathólica nullátenus posset avélli, fústibus diu cæsus est, atque ad ínfimam servitútem damnátus.
In Africa, the holy martyrs Arcadius, Paschasius, Probus, and Eutychian, Spaniards who absolutely refused to yield to the Arian perfidy, during the persecution of the Vandals.  Accordingly, they were condemned by the Arian king Genseric, driven into exile, and finally, after being subjected to fearful tortures, were put to death in divers manners.  At that time there was also seen the constancy of the small boy Paulillus, brother of the Saints Paschasius and Eutychian.  Because he could not be turned from the Catholic faith, he was long beaten with rods and sentenced to the lowest servitude.

Romæ sancti Nicolái Papæ Primi, vigóre apostólico præstántis.
At Rome, Pope St. Nicholas, distinguished for the apostolic spirit.

Turónis, in Gállia, sancti Brítii Epíscopi, qui fuit discípulus beáti Martíni Epíscopi.
At Tours in France, St. Brice, bishop, a disciple of the blessed Bishop Martin.

Toléti, in Hispánia, sancti Eugénii Epíscopi.
At Toledo in Spain, St. Eugene, bishop.

Arvérnis, in Gállia, sancti Quinctiáni Epíscopi.
In Auvergne in France, St. Quinctian, bishop.

Cremónæ, in Insúbria, sancti Homobóni Confessóris; quem, miráculis clarum, Innocéntius Papa Tértius in Sanctórum númerum rétulit.
At Cremona, in the duchy of Milan, St. Homobonus, confessor, renowned for miracles, whom Innocent III placed among the saints.

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.

November XIII.
St. Homobonus, Merchant, Confessor
St. Didacus, Confessor
St. Stanislas Kostka, Confessor
St. Mitrius, Martyr
St. Brice, Bishop and Confessor
St. Constant, Priest in Ireland
St. Chillen, or Killian, of Ireland, Priest

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Tértio Idus Novémbris. Luna

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Tértio Idus Novémbris. Luna . The Eleventh Day of November. The Night of the Moon. 

Turónis, in Gállia, natális beáti Martíni Epíscopi et Confessóris; cujus vita tantis éxstitit miráculis gloriósa, ut trium mortuórum suscitátor esse merúerit.
At Tours in France, the birthday of blessed Martin, bishop and confessor, whose life was so renowned for miracles that he received the power to raise three persons from the dead.

Cotyǽi, in Phrygia, insígnis pássio sancti Mennæ, Ægyptii mílitis, qui in persecutióne Diocletiáni, postquam, abjécto milítiæ cíngulo, méruit cælésti Regi secréta conversatióne in erémo militáre, procéssit in públicum, et, se Christiánum líbera voce declárans, primo diris cruciátibus examinátur; novíssime, fixis in oratióne génibus, Dómino Jesu Christo grátias agens, gládio cæsus est, ac multis post mortem miráculis cláruit.
At Cotyaeum in Phrygia, during the persecution of Diocletian, the celebrated martyrdom of St. Mennas, an Egyptian soldier, who cast off the military belt and obtained the grace of serving the King of heaven secretly in the desert.  Afterwards, coming out publicly and freely declaring himself a Christian, he was first subjected to severe torments; and finally kneeling in prayer, giving thanks to our Lord Jesus Christ, he was slain with the sword.  After his death he became renowned for many miracles.

Ravénnæ sanctórum Mártyrum Valentíni, Feliciáni et Victoríni; qui in Diocletiáni persecutióne coronáti sunt.
At Ravenna, the holy martyrs Valentine, Felician, and Victorinus, who were crowned during the persecution of Diocletian.

In Mesopotámia sancti Athenodóri Mártyris, qui, sub eódem Diocletiáno et Eléusio Præside, ígnibus cruciátus et áliis supplíciis tortus, demum cápitis damnátus est, et, cum cárnifex corruísset neque ullus álius gládio illum feríre ausus esset, orans obdormívit in Dómino.
In Mesopotamia, St. Athenodorus, martyr, who was subjected to fire and other torments under the same Diocletian and the governor Eleusius.  He was at length sentenced to be beheaded, but when the executioner fell to the ground and no other person would dare to strike him with the sword, he passed to his repose in the Lord while praying.

Lugdúni, in Gállia, sancti Veráni Epíscopi, cujus vita fuit fide et virtútum méritis illústris.
At Lyons in France, St. Veranus, bishop, whose life was illustrious for his faith and his other virtues.

Constantinópoli sancti Theodóri, Abbátis Studítæ, qui, pro fide cathólica advérsus Iconoclástas strénue pugnans, factus est apud univérsam Ecclésiam cathólicam célebris.
At Constantinople, St. Theodore, abbot of Studium, who fought valiantly for the Catholic faith against the Iconoclasts, and became famed throughout the universal Church.

In monastério Cryptæ Ferrátæ, in agro Tusculáno, sancti Bartholomæi Abbátis, qui fuit sócius beáti Nili, ejúsque vitam conscrípsit.
In the monastery of Grottaferrata, in the Tuscan plain, the holy abbot Bartholomew, a companion of blessed Nilus, whose life he wrote.

In província Sámnii beáti Mennæ solitárii, cujus virtútes et mirácula sanctus Gregórius Papa commémorat.
In the province of Abruzzi, blessed Mennas, a solitary whose virtues and miracles are mentioned by Pope St. Gregory.

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.

November XI.
St. Martin, Bishop of Tours, Confessor
St. Mennas, Martyr

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Quarto Idus Novémbris. Luna

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Quarto Idus Novémbris. Luna . The Tenth Day of November. The Night of the Moon.

Neápoli, in Campánia, natális sancti Andréæ Avellini, Clérici Reguláris et Confessóris, sanctitáte et salútis proximórum procurándæ stúdio præcélebris, quem, miráculis clarum, Clemens Undécimus, Póntifex Máximus, Sanctórum catálogo adscrípsit. At Naples in Campania, the birthday of St. Andrew Avellino, Cleric Regular and confessor, celebrated for his sanctity, his zeal in procuring the salvation of souls, and renowned for his miracles. He was inscribed on the catalogue of the Saints by Pope Clement XI.

Eódem die natális quoque sanctórum Mártyrum Tryphónis, et Respícii, ac Nymphæ Vírginis. On the same day, the birthday of the holy martyrs Tryphon and Respicius, and the virgin Nympha.

Romæ item natális sancti Leónis Papæ Primi, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris; qui, virtútum excéllens méritis, dictus est Magnus. Ejus tempóribus celebráta fuit sancta Synodus Chalcedonénsis, in qua ipse per legátos damnávit Eutychen; cujus étiam Synodi decréta póstmodum auctoritáte sua confirmávit. Tandem, cum sanxísset multa luculentérque scripsísset, Pastor bonus, de sancta Dei Ecclésia et univérso grege Domínico óptime méritus, quiévit in pace. Ipsíus tamen festívitas tértio Idus Aprílis celebrátur. At Rome, Pope St. Leo I, confessor and doctor of the Church, surnamed the Great because of his extraordinary merits. During his pontificate the holy Council of Chalcedon was held which condemned Eutyches through his legates, and whose decrees were afterwards given the seal of his authority. After meriting the gratitude of the Church of God and the whole flock of Christ by the many decrees which he issued, and by the many excellent works which he wrote, this good and zealous shepherd rested in peace. His feast is celebrated on the 11th of April.

Icónii, in Lycaónia, sanctárum mulíerum Tryphénnæ et Tryphósæ, quæ, beáti Pauli prædicatióne et exémplo Theclæ, in Christiána disciplína plúrimum profecérunt. At Iconium in Lycaonia, the holy women Tryphenna and Tryphosa, who profited by the preaching of blessed Paul and the example of Thecla to make great progress in Christian perfection.

Antiochíæ sanctórum Demétrii Epíscopi, Aniáni Diáconi, Eustósii et aliórum vigínti Mártyrum. At Antioch, Saints Demetrius, bishop, Anian, deacon, Eustosius, and twenty other martyrs.

In território Agathénsi, in Gállia, sanctórum Mártyrum Tibérii, Modésti et Floréntiæ; qui, témpore Diocletiáni, váriis torméntis cruciáti, martyrium complevérunt. In the diocese of Agde in France, the holy martyrs Tiberius, Modestus, and Florence, who were subjected to diverse torments and fulfilled their martyrdom in the time of Diocletian.

Ravénnæ sancti Probi Epíscopi, miráculis clari. At Ravenna, St. Probus, a bishop renowned for miracles.

Aureliánis, in Gállia, sancti Monitóris, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Orleans in France, St. Monitor, bishop and confessor.

In Anglia sancti Justi Epíscopi, qui, una cum Augustíno, Mellíto et áliis a beáto Gregório Papa in eam ínsulam missus ad prædicándum Evangélium, ibídem, sanctitáte célebris, obdormívit in Dómino. In England, St. Justus, bishop, who was sent by Pope Gregory with Augustine, Mellitus, and others to preach the Gospel in that country. There he went to repose in the Lord, celebrated for his sanctity.

In óppido Milledúno, in Gállia, sancti Leónis Confessóris. In the town of Melun in France, St. Leo, confessor.

In Paro ínsula sanctæ Theoctístis Vírginis. In the island of Paros, St. Theoctistis, 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.

November X.
St. Andrew Avellino, Confessor
SS. Trypho and Respicius, Martyrs, and Nympha, Virgin
St. Justus, Archbishop of Canterbury, Confessor
SS. Milles, Bishop of Susa, Ambrosimus, Priest, and Sina, Deacon, Martyrs in Persia

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Quinto Idus Novémbris

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Quinto Idus Novémbris. Luna . The Ninth Day of November. The Night of the Moon.

Romæ, in Lateráno, Dedicátio Basílicæ sanctíssimi Salvatóris, quæ ómnium Urbis et Orbis Ecclesiárum est mater et caput. At Rome in the Lateran, the Dedication of the Basilica of the Saviour, which is the Mother and Head of all churches in the city and the world.

Amaséæ, in Ponto, natális sancti Theodóri mílitis, qui, témpore Maximiáni Imperatóris, pro Christiánæ fídei confessióne, fórtiter cæsus et in cárcerem missus; deínde, Dómino sibi apparénte ac monénte ut constánter et viríliter ágeret, relevátus est; novíssime, postquam in equúleo suspénsus et úngulis ita excarnificátus est, ut ejus interióra apparérent nuda, ardéntibus ígnibus comburéndus tráditur. Ipsíus vero laudes sanctus Gregórius Nyssénus præcláro encómio celebrávit. At Amasea in Pontus, the birthday of St. Theodore, a soldier, in the time of Emperor Maximian. For the confession of Christ he was severely scourged and sent to prison, where he was comforted by an apparition of our Lord, who exhorted him to act with courage and constancy. He was finally stretched on the rack, lacerated with iron hooks until his bowels were laid bare, then cast into the flames to be burned alive. His glorious deeds have been celebrated in a eulogy by Gregory of Nyssa.

Tyánæ, in Cappadócia, pássio sancti Oréstis, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre. At Tyana in Cappadocia, the martyrdom of St. Orestes under Emperor Diocletian.

Thessalonícæ sancti Alexándri Mártyris, sub Maximiáno Príncipe. At Thessalonica, under Emperor Maximian, St. Alexander, martyr.

Apud Bitúricas, in Aquitánia, sancti Ursíni Confessóris, qui, Romæ ordinátus a successóribus Apostolórum, primus eídem Bituricénsi urbi destinátur Epíscopus. At Bourges in Aquitaine, St. Ursinus, confessor, who was ordained at Rome by the successors of the apostles and appointed first bishop of that city.

Neápoli, in Campánia, sancti Agrippíni Epíscopi, miráculis clari. At Naples in Campania, St. Agrippinus, bishop, renowned for miracles.

Constantinópoli sanctárum Vírginum Eustóliæ Románæ, et Sópatræ, fíliæ Maurítii Imperatóris. At Constantinople, the holy virgins Eustolia, a Roman maiden, and Sopatra, the daughter of Emperor Maurice

Beryti, in Syria, commemorátio Imáginis Salvatóris, quæ, a Judæis crucifíxa, tam copiósum emísit sánguinem, ut Orientáles et Occidentáles Ecclésiæ ex eo ubértim accéperint. At Berytus in Syria, the Commemoration of the Image of our Saviour, which, being fastened to a cross by the Jews, poured out blood so plentifully that the Eastern and Western Churches received abundantly of it.

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.

November IX.
The Dedication of the Church of Our Saviour, Called St. John Lateran
St. Theodorus, Surnamed Tyro, Martyr
St. Mathurin, Priest and Confessor
St. Vanne, or Vitonius, Bishop of Verdun, Confessor
St. Benignus, or Binen, Bishop

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Sexto Idus Novémbris

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Sexto Idus Novémbris. Luna. The Eighth Day of November. The Night of the Moon.

Octáva ómnium Sanctórum. The Octave of All Saints.

Romæ, via Lavicána, tértio ab Urbe milliário, pássio sanctórum Mártyrum Cláudii, Nicóstrati, Symphoriáni, Castórii et Simplícii, qui, primo in cárcerem missi, deínde scorpiónibus gravíssime cæsi, tandem, cum ex fide Christi dimovéri non possent, a Diocletiáno jussi sunt in flúvium præcípites dari. At Rome, on the Lavican Way, three miles from the city, the martyrdom of the Saints Claudius, Nicostratus, Symphorian, Castorius, and Simplicius. They were first sent to prison, then scourged with whips set with metal, but since they could not be made to forsake the faith of Christ, Diocletian ordered them to be thrown into the river.

Ibídem, via Lavicána, natális sanctórum Quátuor Coronatórum fratrum, id est Sevéri, Severiáni, Carpóphori et Victoríni; qui, sub eódem Imperatóre, íctibus plumbatárum usque ad mortem cæsi sunt. Horum autem nómina, quæ póstea, interjéctis annis, Dómino revelánte, osténsa sunt, cum mínime reperíri tunc potuíssent, statútum fuit ut anniversária dies ipsórum, una cum illis quinque, sub nómine sanctórum Quátuor Coronatórum recolerétur; qui mos, étiam postquam reveláta sunt, in Ecclésia perseverávit. Also, on the Lavican Way, the birthday of the saintly brothers, Severus, Severian, Carpophorus, and Victorinus, called the Four Crowned, who were scourged to death with leaded whips, during the reign of the same emperor. Because their names, known some years afterwards by revelation, could not then be ascertained, it was ordered that their anniversary should be commemorated with the preceding five, under the name of the Four Saints Crowned. This custom was retained by the Church, even after their names had been revealed.

Item Romæ sancti Deúsdedit Papæ Primi, qui tanti mériti fuit, ut leprósum ósculo a lepra sanáverit. Also at Rome, St. Deusdedit, pope, whose merit was so great that he cured a leper by kissing him.

In vico Blexen, ad Visúrgim flúvium, in Germánia, sancti Willehádi, qui primus éxstitit Breménsis civitátis Epíscopus; atque, una cum sancto Bonifátio, cujus discípulus fuit, in Frísia et Saxónia Evangélium propagávit. In the village of Plexem, on the Weser River in Germany, St. Willehad, first bishop of Bremen, who, together with St. Boniface, whose disciple he was, spread the Gospel in Friesland Saxony.

Suessíone, in Gálliis, sancti Godefrídi, Ambianénsis Epíscopi, magnæ sanctitátis viri. At Soissons in France, St. Godfrey, bishop of Amiens, a man of great sanctity.

Apud Virodúnum, in Gállia, sancti Mauri, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Verdun in France, St. Maur, bishop and confessor.

Turónis, in Gállia, sancti Clári Presbyteri, cujus sanctus Paulínus epitáphium scripsit. At Tours in France, St. Clarus, a priest whose epitaph was written by St. Paulinus.

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.

November VIII.
The Four Crowned Brothers, Martyrs
St. Willehad, Bishop of Bremen, Confessor
St. Godfrey, Bishop of Amiens, Confessor

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