romanmartyrology

Quintodécimo Kaléndas Mártii. Luna. The Fifteenth Day of February. The Night of the Moon. 

Bríxiæ natális sanctórum Mártyrum Faustíni et Jovítæ fratrum, qui sub Hadriáno Imperatóre, post multa præclára ob Christi fidem suscépta certámina, victrícem martyrii corónam accepérunt. At Brescia, in the time of Emperor Adrian, the birthday of the holy martyrs Faustinus and Jovita, who received the triumphant crown of martyrdom after many glorious combats for the faith of Christ.

Romæ sancti Cratónis Mártyris, qui, cum uxóre sua et univérsa domo a beáto Valentíno Epíscopo baptizátus, non multo post, una cum illis, martyrio consummátus est. At Rome, St. Craton, martyr. A short time after being baptized with his wife and all his household by the holy bishop Valentine, he was put to death with them.
Interámnæ natális sanctórum Mártyrum Saturníni, Cástuli, Magni et Lúcii. At Teramo, the birthday of the holy martyrs Saturninus, Castulus, Magnus, and Lucius.

Ibídem sanctæ Agapis, Vírginis et Mártyris. In the same place, St. Agape, virgin and martyr.

Vasióne, in Gálliis, sancti Quinídii Epíscopi, cujus mortem in conspéctu Dómini pretiósam mirácula crebra testántur. At Vaison in France, St. Quinidius, bishop, whose death was precious in the sight of God, as is shewn by frequent miracles.
Cápuæ sancti Decorósi, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Capua, St. Decorosus, bishop and confessor.
In Província Valériæ sancti Sevéri Presbyteri, qui (ut beátus Gregórius Papa scribit), fusis lácrimis, defúnctum revocávit ad vitam. In the province of Valeria, St. Severus, priest, of whom St. Gregory says that by his tears he recalled a dead man to life.
Antiochíæ sancti Joséphi Diáconi. At Antioch, St. Joseph, deacon.
Arvérnis, in Gállia, sanctæ Geórgiæ Vírginis. In Auvergne in France, St. Georgia, virgin.

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 XV.
SS. Faustinus and Jovita, Martyrs
St. Sigefride, or Sigfrid, Bishop, Apostle of Sweden

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