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Quintodécimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Eighteenth Day of July. The Sixteenth Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Sancti Camílli de Lellis, Presbyteri et Confessóris, Clericórum Regulárium infírmis ministrántium Institutóris, cæléstis hospitálium et infirmórum Patróni; cujus dies natális prídie Idus Júlii recólitur. St. Camillus de Lellis, priest and confessor, founder of the Clerks Regular Ministering to the Sick, the heavenly patron of hospitals and of the sick, whose birthday is the 14th day of July.

Tíbure sanctæ Symphorósæ, uxóris sancti Getúlii Mártyris, cum septem fíliis suis, scílicet Crescénte, Juliáno, Nemésio, Primitívo, Justíno, Stácteo et Eugénio. Horum mater, sub Hadriáno Príncipe, ob insuperábilem constántiam, primo cæsa diu palmis, deínde crínibus suspénsa, novíssime saxo alligáta, in flumen præcipitáta est; fílii autem, stipítibus ad tróchleas exténsi, divérso mortis éxitu martyrium complevérunt. Eorúndem córpora póstea Romam transláta, et, Pio Quarto Summo Pontífice, in Diacónia sancti Angeli in Piscína fuérunt invénta. At Tivoli, in the time of Emperor Hadrian, St. Symphorosa, wife of the martyr St. Getulius, with her seven sons, Crescens, Julian, Nemesius, Primitivus, Justin, Stacteus, and Eugene. The mother, because of her invincible constancy, was first beaten a long time, then suspended by her hair, and lastly thrown into the river with a stone tied to her body. Her sons were stretched by pulleys attached to stakes, and completed their martyrdom in divers ways. Afterwards, their bodies were taken to Rome, and in the pontificate of Pius IV, were found in the sacristy of St. Angelo in Piscina.

Trajécti sancti Frideríci, Epíscopi et Mártyris. At Utrecht, St. Frederick, bishop and martyr.

Doróstori, in Mysia inferióre, sancti Æmiliáni Mártyris, qui, témpore Juliáni Apóstatæ, sub Capitolíno Præside, in fornácem injéctus, martyrii palmam accépit. At Silistria in Bulgaria, St. Emilian, martyr, who was cast into a furnace, in the time of Julian the Apostate, under the governor Capitolinus, and received the palm of martyrdom.

Carthágine sanctæ Gundénis Vírginis, quæ, jussu Rufíni Procónsulis, ob Christi confessiónem, quater divérsis tempóribus per extensiónem in equúleo torta, et úngulis horrénde lacerántibus cruciáta, cárceris squalóre diu afflícta, novíssime gládio cæsa est. At Carthage, St. Gundenes, virgin. By order of the proconsul Ruffinus, she was at four different times stretched on the rack for the faith of Christ, horribly lacerated with iron hooks, confined for a long time in a filthy prison, and finally put to the sword.

Gallǽciæ, in Hispánia, sanctæ Marínæ, Vírginis et Mártyris. In Spanish Galicia, St. Marina, virgin and martyr.

Medioláni sancti Matérni Epíscopi, qui, sub Maximiáni Imperatóre, pro fide Christi et pro Ecclésia sibi commíssa, in cárcerem detrúsus et sæpe verbéribus cæsus est; ac tandem, multis confessiónibus clarus, obdormívit in Dómino. At Milan, in the reign of Maximian, the holy bishop Maternus. For the faith of Christ and the Church entrusted to him, he went to his rest in the Lord with a great renown for his repeated confession of the faith.

Bríxiæ natális sancti Philástrii, qui fuit ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopus. Hic advérsus hæréticos, præsértim Ariános, a quibus multa passus est, plúrimum verbis scriptísque pugnávit; demum, clarus miráculis, Conféssor in pace quiévit. At Brescia, the birthday of St. Philastrius, bishop of that city, who both by word and writing opposed the heretics, especially the Arians, from whom he suffered greatly. Finally he died in peace, a confessor renowned for miracles.

Metis, in Gállia, sancti Arnúlfi Epíscopi, qui, sanctitáte et miráculis illústris, eremíticam delégit vitam, et beáto fine quiévit. At Metz in France, St. Arnulf, a bishop illustrious for holiness and miracles. He chose the life of a hermit and ended his blessed career in peace.

Sígniæ sancti Brunónis, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Segni, St. Bruno, bishop and confessor.

Foro Pompílii, in Æmília, sancti Ruffilli, ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopi. At Forlimpopoli in Emilia, St. Ruffillus, bishop of that city.

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 XVIII.
St. Symphorosa and Her Seven Sons, Martyrs
St. Philastrius, Bishop of Brescia, Confessor
St. Arnoul, Bishop of Metz, Confessor
St. Arnoul, Martyr
St. Frederic, Bishop of Utrecht, Martyr
St. Odulph, Canon of Utrecht, Confessor
St. Bruno, Bishop of Segni, Confessor

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