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Tertiodécimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Twentieth Day of July. The Sixteenth Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Sancti Hierónymi Æmiliáni Confessóris, Congregatiónis Somáschæ Institutóris, cæléstis ómnium orphanórum ac derelíctæ juventútis Patróni; qui sexto Idus Februárii obdormívit in Dómino. St. Jerome Emiliani, confessor, founder of the Congregation of Somascha, the heavenly patron of all orphans and destitute children. He fell asleep in the Lord on the 8th of February.

Antiochíæ pássio sanctæ Margarítæ, Vírginis et Mártyris. At Antioch, the passion of St. Margaret, virgin and martyr.

In monte Carmélo sancti Elíæ Prophétæ. On Mount Carmel, the holy prophet Elijah.

In Judæa natális beáti Joseph, qui cognominátus est Justus, quem Apóstoli cum beáto Matthía statuérunt ut locum apostolátus Judæ proditóris impléret; sed, cum sors cecidísset, super Matthíam, ipse, nihilóminus prædicatiónis et sanctitátis offício insérviens, multámque pro fide Christi a Judæis persecutiónem sústinens, victorióso fine quiévit. De quo étiam refértur quod venénum bíberit, et nihil ex hoc triste propter Dómini fidem pertúlerit. In Judea, the birthday of blessed Joseph, surnamed the Just, whom the apostles selected with blessed Matthias for the apostleship to replace the traitor Judas. The lot having fallen upon Matthias, Joseph, notwithstanding, continued to preach and to advance in virtue, and after having sustained from the Jews many persecutions for the faith of Christ, he happily completed his life. It is related of him that having drunk poison, he received no injury from it, because of his confidence in the Lord.

Córdubæ, in Hispánia, sancti Pauli, Diáconi et Mártyris; qui, cum infidéles príncipes argúeret Mahuméticæ impietátis ac sævítiæ, et Christum constantíssime prædicáret, idcírco, eórum jussu necátus, ad præmia evolávit in cælum. At Cordova in Spain, St. Paul, deacon and martyr. For rebuking Mohammedan princes for their impiety and cruelty, and preaching Christ with constancy, he was put to death and went to his reward in heaven.

Damásci sanctórum Mártyrum Sabíni, Juliáni, Máximi, Macróbii, Cássiæ et Paulæ, cum áliis decem. At Damascus, the holy martyrs Sabinus, Julian, Maximus, Macrobius, Cassia, and Paul, with ten others.

In Lusitánia sanctæ Wilgefórtis, Vírginis et Mártyris; quæ, pro Christiána fide ac pudicítia decértans, in cruce méruit gloriósum obtinére triúmphum. In Portugal, St. Wilgefortis, virgin and martyr, who merited the crown of martyrdom on a cross in defence of the faith and her chastity.

Eódem die natális sanctórum Flaviáni Secúndi, Epíscopi Antiochéni, et Elíæ, Epíscopi Hierosolymitáni; qui, pro Synodo Chalcedonénsi ab Anastásio Imperatóre ambo in exsílium acti, victóres migrárunt ad Dóminum. The same day, the birthday of St. Flavian II, bishop of Antioch, and St. Elias, bishop of Jerusalem. They were driven into exile by Emperor Anastasius for their defence of the Council of Chalcedon, and there they went victoriously to the Lord.

In pago Bononiénsi, in Gállia, sancti Vulmári Abbátis, admirándæ sanctitátis viri. At Boulogne in France, the abbot St. Wulmar, a man of admirable sanctity.

Tréviris sanctæ Sevéræ Vírginis. At Treves, St. Severa, 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

July XX.
St. Joseph Barsabas, Confessor
St. Margaret, Virgin and Martyr
SS. Justa and Rufina, Martyrs
St. Ceslas, Confessor
St. Aurelius, Bishop of Carthage, Confessor
St. Ulmar, or Wulmar, Abbot
St. Jerom Æmiliani, Confessor

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