romanmartyrology

Nonis Maji. Luna . The Seventh Day of May. The Night of the Moon. 

Sancti Stanislái, Epíscopi Cracoviénsis et Mártyris, qui sequénti die, corónam martyrii consecútus est. St. Stanislas, bishop of Cracow and martyr, who received the crown of martyrdom on the day following this.

Tarracínæ, in Campánia, natális beátæ Fláviæ Domitíllæ, Vírginis et Mártyris, quæ, cum esset fília sanctæ Plautíllæ, soróris sancti Mártyris Flávii Cleméntis Cónsulis, et sacro velámine fuísset a sancto Cleménte Pontífice consecráta, primum, in persecutióne Domitiáni, ob testimónium Christi, in ínsulam Póntiam, cum áliis plúrimis, exsílio deportáta, longum illic martyrium duxit. Novíssime vero, Tarracínam dedúcta, ibi, cum plúrimos doctrína et miráculis ad Christi fidem convertísset. Júdicis jussu incénso cubículo, in quo simul cum suis virgínibus Euphrósyna et Theodóra morabátur, cursum gloriósi martyrii consummávit. Ipsa vero Domitílla, una cum sanctis Martyribus Néreo et Achílleo atque Pancrátio, festíva celebritáte quarto Idus mensis hujus recólitur. At Terracina in Campania, the birthday of blessed Flavia Domitilla, virgin and martyr, and niece of the holy martyr, the Consul Flavius Clemens. She received the religious veil at the hands of St. Clement, and in the persecution of Domitian was exiled with many others to the island of Pontia, where endured a long martyrdom for Christ. Taken afterwards to Terracina, she converted many to the faith of Christ by her teachings and miracles. The judge ordered the room in which she was with the virgins Euphrosina and Theodora, to be set on fire, and she thus completed her glorious martyrdom. She is also mentioned with the holy martyrs Nereus, Achilleus and Pancras, on the 12th day of this month.

Eódem die sancti Juvenális Mártyris. On the same day, St. Juvenal, martyr.

Nicomedíæ sanctórum Mártyrum fratrum Flávii, Augústi et Augustíni. At Nicomedia, the holy martyrs Flavius, Augustus and Augustine, all brothers.
Ibídem sancti Quadráti Mártyris, qui, in persecutióne Décii Imperatóris, sæpius ad torménta repetítus, demum, cápite truncátus, martyrium complévit. In the same city, St. Quadratus, martyr, who was frequently tortured in the persecution of Decius, and at last beheaded.

Eboráci, in Anglia, sancti Joánnis Epíscopi, vita et miráculis clari. At York in England, St. John, bishop, renowned for a saintly life and miracles.

Papíæ sancti Petri Epíscopi. At Pavia, Bishop St. Peter.

Romæ Translátio córporis sancti Stéphani Protomártyris, quod, Pelágio Primo Summo Pontífice, e Constantinópoli ad Urbem allátum atque in sepúlcro sancti Lauréntii Mártyris in agro Veráno pósitum, ibídem magna piórum religióne cólitur. At Rome, the translation of the body of St. Stephen protomartyr, which was brought from Constantinople to Rome by Pope Pelagius I, and laid in the sepulchre of the martyr St. Lawrence in the Agro Verano, where it is honoured with great devotion by the pious faithful.

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.

May VII.
St. Stanislas, Bishop of Cracow, Martyr
St. Benedict II., Pope and Confessor
St. John of Beverley, Bishop and Confessor
Life and Writings of Alcuin, Deacon of York

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