romanmartyrology

Prídie Kaléndas Mártii. Luna. The Twenty-Eighth Day of February.  The Night of the Moon. 

Romæ natális sanctórum Mártyrum Macárii, Rufíni, Justi et Theóphili. At Rome, the birthday of the holy martyrs Macarius, Rufinus, Justus, and Theophilus.
Alexandríæ pássio sanctórum Cæreális, Púpuli, Caji et Serapiónis. At Alexandria, the passion of the Saints Caerealis, Pupulus, Caius, and Serapion.
Ibídem commemorátio sanctórum Presbyterórum, Diaconórum et aliórum plurimórum; qui, témpore Valeriáni Imperatóris, cum pestis sævíssima grassarétur, morbo laborántibus ministrántes, libentíssime mortem oppetiére, et quos velut Mártyres religiósa piórum fides venerári consuévit. In the same city, in the reign of Emperor Valerian, the commemoration of the holy priests, deacons, and many others. When a most deadly epidemic was raging, they willingly met their death by ministering to the sick. The religious sentiment of the pious faithful has generally venerated them as martyrs.

Romæ sancti Hílari, Papæ et Confessóris. At Rome, St. Hilary, pope and confessor.

In território Lugdunénsi, locis Jurénsibus, deposítio sancti Románi Abbátis, qui primum illic eremíticam vitam duxit, et, multis virtútibus ac miráculis clarus, plurimórum póstea Pater éxstitit Monachórum. In the territory of Lyons, in the Jura Mountains, the death of St. Romanus, abbot, who first had led the life of a hermit there. His reputation for virtues and miracles brought under his guidance many monks.

Papíæ Translátio córporis sancti Augustíni Epíscopi, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris, ex Sardínia ínsula, ópera Luitprándi, Regis Longobardórum. At Papia, the transfer, ordered by the Lombard King Luitprand, of the body of St. Augustine, bishop and doctor of the Church, away from the island of Sardinia.

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.

February XXVIII.
Martyrs Who Died in the Great Pestilence in Alexandria
St. Proterius, Patriarch of Alexandria, Martyr
SS. Romanus and Lupicinus, Abbots

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