romanmartyrology

Duodécimo Kaléndas Septémbris. Luna . The Twenty-First Day of August. The Night of the Moon. 

Sanctæ Joánnæ-Francíscæ Frémiot de Chantal, Víduæ, quæ Ordinis Sanctimoniálium Visitatiónis sanctæ Maríæ fuit Institútrix, cujus dies natális recólitur Idibus Decémbris. The festival of St. Jane Frances Fremiot de Chantal, foundress of the Order of Nuns of the Visitation of St. Mary, whose birthday is commemorated on the 13th of December.

Romæ, in agro Veráno, sanctæ Cyríacæ, Víduæ et Mártyris; quæ, in persecutióne Valeriáni, cum se súaque ómnia in Sanctórum ministéria impendísset, demum, martyrium pro Christo súbiens, vitam quoque ipsam libénter impéndit. At Rome, in the Agro Verano, St. Cyriaca, widow and martyr. In the persecution of Valerian, after devoting herself and all her goods in the service of the saints, she gave up her life by suffering martyrdom for Christ.

In território Gavalitáno sancti Priváti, Epíscopi et Mártyris; qui passus est in persecutióne Valeriáni et Galliéni. In Gevaudan, St. Privatus, bishop and martyr, who suffered in the persecution of Valerian and Gallienus.

Salónæ, in Dalmátia, sancti Anastásii Corniculárii, qui, cum vidéret beátum Agapítum constánter torménta perferéntem, convérsus est ad fidem, et, pro confessióne nóminis Christi, jubénte Aureliáno Imperatóre, interémptus, Martyr migrávit ad Dóminum. At Salona in Dalmatia, St. Anastasius, a law officer, who was converted to the faith by seeing the fortitude with which blessed Agapitus bore his torments, and being put to death by order of Emperor Aurelian for confessing the name of Christ, went to our Lord, a martyr.

In Sardínia natális sanctórum Mártyrum Luxórii, Cisélli et Cameríni; qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, sub Délphio Præside, gládio cæsi sunt. In Sardinia, the birthday of the holy martyrs Luxorius, Cisellus, and Camerinus, who were put to the sword in the persecution of Diocletian, under the governor Delphius.

Eódem die sanctórum Mártyrum Bonósi et Maximiáni. On the same day, the holy martyrs Bononus and Maximian.

Fundis, in Látio, sancti Patérni Mártyris, qui, ab Alexandría Romam venit ad Apostolórum memórias; et inde in agrum Fundánum secéssit, atque ibi, cum Mártyrum córpora sepelíret, a Tribúno comprehénsus est, et in vínculis exspirávit. At Fundi in Campania, St. Paternus, a martyr, who came from Alexandria to Rome to visit the tomb of the apostles. Thence he retired to the neighbourhood of Fundi, where, being seized by the tribune while he was burying the bodies of the martyrs, he died in captivity.

Edéssæ, in Syria, sanctórum Mártyrum Bassæ, ac trium ejus filiórum, id est Theogónii, Agápii et Fidélis; quos, in persecutióne Maximiáni, pia mater exhórtans, martyrio coronátos præmísit ad palmam, et, truncáto cápite, gaudens secúta est cum victória. At Edessa in Syria, during the persecution of Maximian, the holy martyrs Bassa, and her sons Theogonius, Agapius, and Fidelis, whom their pious mother exhorted to martyrdom and sent before her bearing their crowns. Being herself beheaded, she joyfully followed them and shared their victory.

Verónæ sancti Euprépii, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Verona, St. Euprepius, bishop and confessor.

Item sancti Quadráti Epíscopi. Also, St. Quadratus, bishop.

Arvérnis, in Gállia, sancti Sidónii Epíscopi, doctrína et sanctitáte conspícui. In Auvergne in France, St. Sidonius, bishop, noted for learning and holiness.

Senis, in Túscia, beáti Bernárdi Ptolomæi Abbátis, Congregatiónis Olivetánæ Fundatóris. At Siena in Tuscany, blessed Bernard Ptolemy, abbot and founder of the Congregation of Olivetans.

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 XXI.
SS. Bonosus and Maximilian, Martyrs
St. Jane Frances de Chantal, Widow and Abbess
St. Richard, Bishop of Andria, Confessor
St. Bernard Ptolemy, Founder of the Olivetans

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