romanmartyrology

Décimo Kaléndas Augústi. Luna . The Twenty-Third Day of July. The Night of the Moon. 

Ravénnæ natális sancti Apollináris Epíscopi, qui, ab Apóstolo Petro Romæ ordinátus et Ravénnam missus, pro fide Christi divérsas et multíplices pœnas perpéssus est; póstea, Evangélium in Æmília prædicans, plúrimos ab idolórum cultu revocávit; tandem, Ravénnam revérsus, gloriósum martyrium, sub Vespasiáno Cæsare, complévit. At Ravenna, the birthday of the holy bishop Apollinaris, who was consecrated at Rome by the Apostle Peter, and sent to Ravenna, where he endured many different tribulations for the faith of Christ. He afterwards preached the Gospel in Emilia, where he converted many from the worship of idols. Finally, returning to Ravenna, he completed his confession of Christ by a glorious martyrdom under Vespasian Caesar.

Cenómanis, in Gállia, sancti Libórii, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Le Mans in France, St. Liborius, bishop and confessor.

Romæ natális sanctæ Birgíttæ Víduæ, quæ, post multas sanctórum locórum peregrinatiónes, divíno affláta Spíritu, quiévit. Ipsíus autem festívitas octávo Idus Octóbris celebrátur. At Rome, St. Bridget, widow, who, after many pilgrimages to the holy places, fell asleep filled with the Spirit of God. Her feast is observed on the 8th of October.

Ibídem sancti Rásyphi Mártyris. Also, St. Rasyphus, martyr.

Item Romæ pássio sanctæ Primitívæ, Vírginis et Mártyris. In the same city, the martyrdom of St. Primitiva, virgin and martyr.

Item sanctórum Mártyrum Apollónii et Eugénii. Also the holy martyrs Apollonius and Eugene.

Eódem die natális sanctórum Mártyrum Tróphimi et Theóphili, qui, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre, cæsi lapídibus et igne incénsi, demum, gládio percússi, martyrio coronántur. The same day, the birthday of the holy martyrs Trophimus and Theophilus, who received their crown of martyrdom by being beaten with stones, scorched with fire, and finally struck with the sword, in the time of Emperor Diocletian.

In Bulgária sanctórum plurimórum Mártyrum, quos ímpius Imperátor Nicéphorus, Ecclésias Dei devástans, divérso mortis génere, nimírum ense, láqueo, sagíttis, diútino cárcere et fame necári fecit. In Bulgaria, many holy martyrs, whom the impious Emperor Nicephorus, while devastating the churches of God, put to death in various ways: by the sword, by hanging, arrows, long imprisonment, and by starvation.

Romæ sanctárum Vírginum Rómulæ, Redémptæ et Herúndinis, de quibus scribit sanctus Gregórius Papa. At Rome, the saintly virgins Romula, Redempta, and Herundo, mentioned by Pope St. Gregory in his writings.

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 XXIII.
St. Apollinaris, Bishop of Ravenna, Martyr
St. Liborius, Bishop of Mans, Confessor

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