romanmartyrology

Octávo Idus Júlii. Luna . The Eighth Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Sanctæ Elísabeth Víduæ, Lusitanórum Regínæ, quæ ad regnum cæléste quarto Nonas hujus mensis transívit. St. Elisabeth, widow, queen of Portugal, whose birthday is observed on the 4th of July.

In Asia minóre sanctórum Aquilæ et Priscíllæ uxóris, de quibus in Actibus Apostolórum scríbitur. In Asia Minor, the Saints Aquila and his wife Priscilla, of whom mention is made in the Acts of the Apostles.

Herbípoli, in Germánia, sancti Chiliáni Epíscopi, qui, a Románo Pontífice ad prædicándum Evangélium missus, ibi, cum multos ad Christum perduxísset, una cum Sóciis Colománno Presbytero et Totnáno Diácono, trucidátus est. At Wurtzburg in Germany, St. Kilian, bishop, who was commissioned by the Roman Pontiff to preach the Gospel. After having converted many to Christ, he was put to death along with his companions Colman, a priest, and Totnan, a deacon.

In Portu Románo sanctórum quinquagínta mílitum Mártyrum, qui, in sanctæ Bonósæ confessióne ad fidem addúcti, et a beáto Felíce Papa Primo baptizáti, in Aureliáno Imperatóris persecutióne occísi sunt. At Porto, fifty holy martyrs, all soldiers, who were led to the faith by the martyrdom of St. Bonosa, and baptized by the blessed Pope Felix. They were put to death in the persecution of Aurelian.

Cæsaréæ, in Palæstína, sancti Procópii Mártyris, qui, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre, a Scythópoli ductus Cæsaréam, illic, ad primam responsiónum ejus confidéntiam, a Júdice Fabiáno est cápite cæsus. In Palestine, in the reign of Diocletian, St. Procopius, martyr, who was brought from Scythopolis to Caesarea, and upon his first resolute answer was beheaded by the judge Fabian.

Constantinópoli pássio sanctórum Monachórum Abrahamitárum, qui ob cultum sanctárum Imáginum, resisténtes Theóphilo Imperatóri, martyrium consummárunt. At Constantinople, the holy Abrahamite monks, who resisted Emperor Theophilus by defending the veneration of sacred images, and suffered martyrdom.

Spinæ Lambérti, in Æmília, sancti Hadriáni Papæ Tértii, stúdio conciliándi Románæ Ecclésias Orientáles insígnis, ac miráculis clari; cujus corpus in monastérium Nonantulénse fuit delátum, et in æde sancti Silvéstri honorífice cónditum. At Spina Lamberti in Emília, Pope St. Adrian III, famous for his zeal in reconciling the Eastern to the Roman Church, and renowned for his miracles. His body was taken to the monastery of Nonantola and buried with honours in the Church of St. Sylvester.

Tréviris sancti Auspícii, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Treves, St. Auspicius, bishop and confessor.

Romæ beáti Eugénii Papæ Tértii, qui, postquam cœnóbium sanctórum Vincéntii et Anastásii ad Aquas Sálvias magna sanctimóniæ ac prudéntiæ laude rexísset, Ecclésiam univérsam, Póntifex Máximus renuntiátus, sanctíssime gubernávit. Cultum autem, ab immemorábili témpore ipsi exhíbitum, Pius Papa Nonus ratum hábuit et confirmávit. At Rome, blessed Eugene III, pope. Having gained a great reputation for sanctity and prudence in his government of the monastery of Saints Vincent and Anastasius, he was raised to the Sovereign Pontificate and ruled the universal Church in much holiness. Pope Pius IX approved and confirmed the veneration paid to him.

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

July VIII.
St. Elizabeth, Queen of Portugal
St. Procopius, Martyr
SS. Kilian, Bishop, Colman, Priest, and Totnan, Deacon, Martyrs
St. Withburge, Virgin
B. Theobald, Abbot
St. Grimbald, Abbot

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