romanmartyrology

Nonis Augústi. Luna . The Fifth Day of August. The Night of the Moon. 

Romæ, in Exquíliis, Dedicátio Basílicæ sanctæ Maríæ ad Nives. At Rome, on the Esquiline, the Dedication of the Basilica of St. Mary of the Snows.

Cataláuni, in Gállia, sancti Mémmii, civis Románi, qui, a sancto Petro Apóstolo consecrátus illíus civitátis Epíscopus, pópulum sibi commíssum ad Evangélii veritátem perdúxit. At Chalons in France, St. Memmius, a Roman citizen, who was consecrated bishop of that city by St. Peter the Apostle, and brought to the truth of the Gospel the people committed to his care.

Romæ pássio sanctórum Mártyrum vigínti trium, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, via Salária véteri, cápite obtruncáti sunt, et, ad clivum Cucúmeris, ibídem sepúlti. At Rome, during the persecution of Diocletian, the martyrdom of twenty-three holy martyrs, who were beheaded on the Salarian Way, and buried at the foot of Cucumer Hill.

Asculi, in Picéno, sancti Emygdii, Epíscopi et Mártyris; qui, a sancto Marcéllo Papa Epíscopus ordinátus et illuc ad prædicándum Evangélium missus, ibídem, in confessióne Christi, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre, martyrii corónam accépit. At Ascoli in Piceno, St. Emygdius, bishop and martyr, who was consecrated bishop by Pope St. Marcellus, and sent thither to preach the Gospel. He received the crown of martyrdom for the confession of Christ under Emperor Diocletian.

Antiochíæ sancti Eusígnii mílitis, qui, annum agens centésimum décimum, cum Constantíni Magni fidem, sub quo militáverat, Juliáno Apóstatæ exprobráret, eúmque ut pátriæ pietátis desertórem redargúeret, ab eódem jussus est cápite cædi. At Antioch, St. Eusignius, a soldier, who, at the age of one hundred and ten years, because he reproached Julian the Apostate for forsaking the faith of Constantine the Great, under whom he had served, and for having degenerated from his ancestor’s piety, was beheaded at his command.

Item sanctórum Mártyrum Ægyptiórum Cantídii, Cantidiáni et Sobélis. Also the holy martyrs Cantidius, Cantidian, and Sobel, Egyptians.

Augústæ Vindelicórum natális sanctæ Afræ Mártyris, quæ, cum esset pagána, per doctrínam sancti Narcíssi Epíscopi ad Christum est convérsa, et, cum ómnibus domus suæ membris, ab eódem Epíscopo baptizáta; póstmodum vero, ob Christi confessiónem igni trádita, martyrium suum, septem diébus ántequam beáta Hilária mater ac tres ancíllæ eódem cruciátus génere coronaréntur, felíciter explévit. At Augsburg, the birthday of St. Afra, martyr, who being a pagan, was converted to Christ by the teaching of St. Narcissus the bishop, and being baptized with all her household, was given over to the flames for the sake of Christ. Seven days later her mother Hilaria and three handmaids were also crowned by enduring the same kind of torment.

Augustodúni beáti Cassiáni Epíscopi. At Autun, blessed Cassian, bishop.

Apud Theánum, in Campánia, sancti Páridis Epíscopi. At Teano in Campania, St. Paris, bishop.

In Anglia sancti Oswáldi Regis, cujus gesta sanctus Beda Venerábilis commémorat. In England, St. Oswald, king, whose life is related by St. Venerable Bede.

Eódem die sanctæ Nonnæ, quæ fuit mater beatórum Gregórii Nazianzéni, Cæsárii et Gorgóniæ. On the same day, St. Nonna, mother of Saints Gregory Nazianzen, Caesarius, and Gorgonia.

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

August V.
The Dedication of St. Mary ad Nives
St. Oswald, King and Martyr
St. Afra and Companions, Martyrs
St. Memmius, Bishop

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