romanmartyrology

Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Sixteenth Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Festum beátæ Maríæ Vírginis de monte Carmélo. The feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel.

Sebáste in Arménia, sanctórum Mártyrum Athenógenis Epíscopi, et decem discipulórum ejus, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre. At Sebaste in Armenia, the holy martyrs Athenogenes, bishop, and ten of his disciples, in the time of Emperor Diocletian.

Tréviris sancti Valentíni, Epíscopi et Mártyris. At Treves, St. Valentine, bishop and martyr.

Córdubæ, in Hispánia, sancti Sisenándi, Levítæ et Mártyris; qui a Saracénis, pro Christi fide, jugulátus est. At Cordova in Spain, St. Sisenand, cleric and martyr, who was strangled by the Saracens for the faith of Christ.

Eódem die natális sancti Fausti Mártyris, qui, sub Décio Imperatóre, cruci affíxus, quinque diébus in ea vixit, ac demum, sagíttis confóssus, migrávit in cælum. The same day, the birthday of St. Faustus, martyr, under Decius. He lived five days fastened to a cross, and being then pierced with arrows, he went to heaven.

Sántis, in Gállia, sanctórum Mártyrum Rainéldis Vírginis, et Sociórum ejus, qui a bárbaris, pro Christe fide, cæsi sunt. At Saintes in France, the holy martyrs Raineld, virgin, and her companions who were slain by barbarians for the Christian faith.

Bérgomi sancti Domniónis Mártyris. At Bergamo, St. Domnio, martyr.

Antiochíæ natális beáti Eustáchii, Epíscopi et Confessóris, doctrína et sanctitáte célebris; qui, sub Ariáno Imperatóre Constántio, ob cathólicæ fídei defensiónem, exsílio Trajanópolim Thráciæ pulsus, ibídem in Dómino requiévit. At Antioch, the birthday of blessed Eustace, bishop and confessor, celebrated for learning and sanctity. Under the Arian emperor Constantius, for the defence of the Catholic faith, he was banished to Trajanopolis in Thrace, where he rested in the Lord.

Cápuæ sancti Vitaliáni, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Capua, St. Vitalian, bishop and confessor.

Apud Abbatíam Sanctíssimi Salvatóris, diœcésis Constantiénsis, in Gállia, sanctæ Maríæ-Magdalénæ Postel, Fundatrícis Institúti Sorórum Scholárum Christianárum a Misericórdia, a Pio Papa Undécimo in sanctárum Vírginum album relátæ. At the abbey of our Most Holy Redeemer, in the diocese of Coutances in France, St. Mary Magdalene Postel, foundress of the Sisters of Mercy of the Christian Schools, who was added to the list of the holy virgins by Pope Pius XI.

Apud Ostia Tiberína Translátio córporis sancti Hilaríni Mónachi, qui, una cum sancto Donáto, in persecutióne Juliáni Apóstatæ, comprehénsus est, et, cum nollet sacrificáre, demum, fústibus cæsus, Arétii, in Túscia, martyrium sumpsit séptimo Idus Augústi. The translation of St. Hilarinus, a monk, to Ostia. He was arrested with St. Donatus in the persecution of Julian. Because he refused to sacrifice to idols, he was finally scourged at Arezzo in Tuscany, and underwent martyrdom on the 7th of August.

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 XVI.
St. Eustathius, Patriarch of Antioch, Confessor
St. Elier or Helier, Hermit and Martyr

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