romanmartyrology

Prídie Nonas Augústi. Luna . The Fourth Day of August. The Night of the Moon. 

Sancti Domínici Confessóris, qui Ordinis Fratrum Prædicatórum Fundátor fuit, atque octávo Idus mensis hujus in pace quiévit. St. Dominic, confessor, founder of the Order of Friars Preachers, who on the sixth day of this month rested in peace.

In vico Ars, diœcésis Bellicénsis, in Gállia, natális sancti Joánnis Baptístæ-Maríæ Vianney, Presbyteri et Confessóris, in parochiáli múnere obeúndo insígnis, quem Pius Papa Undécimus in Sanctórum númerum rétulit; ipsíus festum quinto Idus mensis hujus agéndum indíxit, eúmque ómnium parochórum cæléstem Patrónum constítuit. In the village of Ars, in the diocese of Belley, France, the birthday of St. John Baptist-Mary Vianney, priest and confessor, renowned for his devotion as a parish priest. Pope Pius XI placed him in the number of the saints, ordered that his feast should be observed on the 9th day of this month, and appointed him as the heavenly patron of all parish priests.

Thessalonícæ item natális beáti Aristárchi, qui discípulus et comes indivíduus fuit sancti Pauli Apóstoli, de quo ipse Paulus ad Colossénses scribit: « Salútat vos Aristárchus, concaptívus meus ». Is, ab eódem Apóstolo Epíscopus Thessalonicénsium ordinátus, tandem, post longos agónes, sub Neróne, coronátus a Christo, quiévit. At Thessalonica, the birthday of blessed Aristarchus, disciple and inseparable companion of the apostle St. Paul, who writes to the Colossians: “Aristarchus my fellow-prisoner saluteth you.” He was consecrated bishop of the Thessalonians by the same apostle, and after long sufferings under Nero, crowned by Christ, rested in peace.

Romæ sanctæ Perpétuæ, quæ, a beáto Petro Apóstolo baptizáta, Nazárium fílium et Africánum virum ad Christi fidem perdúxit, et multa sanctórum Mártyrum córpora sepelívit; ac tandem, bonórum óperum méritis cumuláta, migrávit ad Dóminum. At Rome, St. Perpetua, who was baptized by the blessed apostle Peter. She converted to the faith her son Nazarius and her husband Africanus, buried the remains of many holy martyrs, and finally went to our Lord endowed with an abundance of merit.

Item Romæ, via Latína, pássio beáti Tertullíni, Presbyteri et Mártyris; qui, sub Valeriáno Imperatóre, post ímpiam fústium mactatiónem, ígnium circa látera exustiónem, oris quassatiónem, atque in equúleo extensiónem nervorúmque cæsiónem, data senténtia, cápitis amputatióne martyrium consummávit. At Rome, on the Latin Way, the martyrdom of blessed Tertullinus, priest and martyr, in the time of Emperor Valerian. After being cruelly beaten with rods, after having his sides burned, his mouth shattered; after being stretched on the rack and his limbs crushed, he completed his martyrdom by being beheaded.

Constantinópoli sancti Eleuthérii Mártyris, ex órdine Senatório viri, qui pro Christo, in persecutióne Maximiáni, gládio cæsus est. At Constantinople, the holy martyr Eleutherius, of the senatorial rank, who was put to the sword for Christ in the persecution of Maximian.

In Pérside sanctárum Mártyrum Iæ et Sociárum; quæ, cum novem míllibus Christiánis captívis, sub Sápore Rege, divérsis pœnis afflíctæ, martyrium subiérunt. In Persia, in the time of King Sapor, the holy martyr Ia and her companions, who, with nine thousand Christian captives, underwent martyrdom after having been subjected to various torments.

Verónæ sancti Agábii, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Verona, St. Agabius, bishop and confessor.

Turónis, in Gállia, sancti Euphrónii Epíscopi. At Tours in France, St. Euphronius, bishop.

Colóniæ Agrippínæ commemorátio sancti Protásii Mártyris; qui Medioláni, una cum Gervásio fratre, passus est tertiodécimo Kaléndas Júlii. At Cologne, the commemoration of St. Protase, martyr. In company with his brother Gervase, he suffered at Milan on the 19th of June.

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

August IV.
St. Dominic, Confessor
St. Luanus, or Lugid or Molua, Abbot in Ireland

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