romanmartyrology

Octávo Kaléndas Júnii. Luna . The Twenty-Fifth Day of May. The Night of the Moon. 

Salérni deposítio beáti Gregórii Séptimi, Papæ et Confessóris, ecclesiásticæ libertátis propugnatóris ac defensóris acérrimi. At Salerno, the death of blessed Pope Gregory VII, a most zealous protector and champion of Church liberty.

Romæ, via Nomentána, natális beáti Urbáni Primi, Papæ et Mártyris, cujus exhortatióne et doctrína complúres (in quibus fuére Tibúrtius et Valeriánus) Christi suscepérunt fidem, et pro ea martyrium subiérunt. Ipse quoque, in persecutióne Alexándri Sevéri, multa passus pro Ecclésia Dei, tandem, cervícibus abscíssis, martyrio coronátus est. At Rome, on the Via Nomentana, the birthday of blessed Urban, pope and martyr, by whose exhortation and teaching many persons, among whom were Tiburtius and Valerian, received the faith of Christ and suffered martyrdom for it. He himself endured many afflictions for the Church of God, and was crowned with martyrdom by being beheaded in the persecution of Alexander Severus.

Girvi, in Anglia, tránsitus sancti Bedæ Venerábilis, Presbyteri, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris, sanctitáte et eruditióne celebérrimi. Ipsíus autem festum recólitur sexto Kaléndas Júnii. At Jarrow in England, the death of St. Venerable Bede, priest, confessor and doctor of the Church, well known for his sanctity and scholarship. His feast, however, is celebrated on the 27th day of May.

Floréntiæ natális sanctæ Maríæ-Magdalénæ de Pazzis, Vírginis, ex Ordine Carmelitárum, vita et sanctitáte illústris. Ejus vero festívitas quarto Kaléndas Júnii celebrátur. At Florence, the birthday of St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi, a virgin of the Order of the Carmelites, who is famed for her holy life. Her feast is observed on the 29th of May.

Doróstori, in Mysia inferióre, item natális sanctórum Mártyrum Pasícratis, Valentiónis et aliórum duórum, simul coronatórum. At Silistria in Bulgaria, the birthday of the holy martyrs Pasicrates, Valentio, and two others crowned with them.

Medioláni sancti Dionysii Epíscopi, qui, ab Ariáno Imperatóre Constántio in Cappadóciam pro fide cathólica relegátus, ibídem, propióre Martyribus título, spíritum Deo réddidit. Ejus sacrum corpus ab Aurélio Epíscopo transmíssum est Mediolánum ad beátum Ambrósium Epíscopum; cui piæ actióni offícium quoque sancti Basilíi Magni accessísse tráditur. At Milan, Bishop St. Denis, who for the Catholic faith was exiled into Cappadocia by the Arian emperor Constantius, where he yielded his soul to God in a manner almost like that of the martyrs. His revered body was sent to blessed Bishop Ambrose at Milan, by Bishop Aurelius, with the help, it is said, of St. Basil the Great.

Floréntiæ natális sancti Zenóbii, ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopi, vitæ sanctitáte ac miraculórum glória conspícui. At Florence, the birthday of St. Zenobius, bishop of that city, renowned for the sanctity of his life and his glorious miracles.

In Británnia sancti Aldélmi, Epíscopi Schireburgénsis. In England, St. Aldhelm, bishop of Sherborne.

In território Tricassíno sancti Leónis Confessóris. In the territory of Troyes, St. Leo, confessor.

Lutétiæ Parisiórum sanctæ Magdalénæ-Sophíæ Barat, Fundatrícis Institúti Sorórum a Sacro Corde Jesu; quæ pro Christiána puellárum informatióne valde adlaborávit, et a Pio Papa Undécimo in sanctárum Vírginum catálogum fuit reláta. At Paris, St. Madeleine-Sophie Barat, foundress of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart, who devoted her labours for the Christian education of girls. She was added to the list of holy virgins by Pope Pius XI.

Vérulis, in Hérnicis, Translátio sanctæ Maríæ Jacóbi; cujus sacrum corpus plúrimis miráculis illustrátur. At Veroli in Campania, the translation of St. Mary, the mother of James, whose revered body is noted for many miracles.

Assísii, in Umbria, item Translátio sancti Francísci Confessóris, témpore Gregórii Papæ Noni. At Assisi in Umbria, the translation of St. Francis, confessor, in the time of Pope Gregory IX.

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 XXV.
St. Mary Magdalen of Pazzi, Virgin
St. Urban, Pope and Martyr
St. Adhelm, or Aldhelm, Bishop
St. Gregory VII., Pope and Confessor
SS. Maximus, or Mauxe, and Venerand, Martyrs in Normandy
St. Dumhade of Ireland, Abbot

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