romanmartyrology

Décimo octávo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna . The Fourteenth Day of November.  The Night of the Moon. 

Sancti Jósaphat, e sancti Basilíi Ordine, Epíscopi Polocénsis et Mártyris, cujus dies natális recensétur prídie Idus Novémbris. St. Josaphat, of the Order of St. Basil, archbishop and martyr of Poland, whose birthday was observed on the 12th of November.

Gangris, in Paphlagónia, sancti Hypátii Epíscopi, qui, a magna Nicæna Synodo rédiens, a Novatiánis hæréticis in via lapídibus impetítus, Martyr occúbuit. At Gangra in Paphlagonia, St. Hypatius, bishop, who on his way home from the great Council of Nicaea, was attacked with stones by the Novatian heretics, and died a martyr.

Heracléæ, in Thrácia, natális sanctórum Mártyrum Clementíni, Theodóti et Philómeni. At Heraclea in Thrace, the birthday of the holy martyrs Clementinus, Theodotus and Philomenus.

Alexandríæ sancti Serapiónis Mártyris, quem persecutóres, sub Décio Príncipe, ita crudelíssimis affecérunt supplíciis, ut cunctas et junctúras membrórum prius sólverent, eúmque póstea de superióribus domus suæ præcipitárent; atque ille sic gloriósus Christi Martyr efficerétur. At Alexandria, St. Serapion, martyr, whom the persecutors under Emperor Decius subjected to torments so cruel that all his limbs were disjointed. He became a martyr of Christ by being hurled from the upper part of the house.

Trecis, in Gállia, sancti Venerándi Mártyris, sub Aureliáno Imperatóre. At Troyes in France, under Emperor Aurelian, St. Venerandus, martyr.

In Gállia sanctæ Venerándæ Vírginis, quæ, sub Antoníno Imperatóre et Asclepíade Præside, martyrii corónam accépit. Also in France, the holy virgin Veneranda, who received the crown of martyrdom under Emperor Antoninus and the governor Asclepiades.

Eméssæ, in Phœnícia, pássio plurimárum sanctárum mulíerum, quæ, sub sævíssimo Arabum duce Mady, ob Christi fidem, crudelíssime tortæ atque necátæ sunt. At Emesa in Phoenicia, the martyrdom of many holy women, who were barbarously tortured and massacred for the faith of Christ under Mady, a savage Arabian chief.

Bonóniæ sancti Jucúndi, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Bologna, St. Jucundus, bishop and confessor.

Augæ, in Gállia, tránsitus sancti Lauréntii, Epíscopi Dublinénsis. At Eu in France, St. Laurence, bishop of Dublin.

Algáriæ, in Africa, beáti Serapiónis, qui, primus ex Ordine beátæ Maríæ de Mercéde redemptiónis captivórum, pro captívis fidélibus rediméndis et Christiánæ fídei prædicatióne actus in crucem et membrátim disséctus, martyrii palmam méruit obtinére. At Algiers in Africa, blessed Serapion, of the Order of Our Blessed Lady of Ransom. For the redemption of the faithful in captivity and the preaching of the Christian faith, he was the first of his Order to merit the palm of martyrdom, being crucified and torn limb from limb.

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 XIV.
St. Laurence, Archbishop of Dublin, Confessor
St. Dubricius, Bishop and Confessor

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