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Quinto Kaléndas Novémbris.  Luna The Twenty-Eighth Day of October The Night of the Moon.

In Pérside natális beatórum Apostolórum Simónis Chananæi, et Thaddǽi, qui et Judas dícitur.  Ex ipsis autem Simon in Ægypto, Thaddǽus in Mesopotámia Evangélium prædicávit; deínde, in Pérsidem simul ingréssi, ibi, cum innúmeram gentis illíus multitúdinem Christo subdidíssent, martyrium consummárunt.
In Persia, the birthday of the blessed apostles Simon the Canaanite and Thaddeus, who is also called Jude.  Simon preached the Gospel in Egypt, Thaddeus in Mesopotamia.  Afterwards, entering Persia together, they converted to Christ a numberless multitude of the inhabitants, then underwent martyrdom.

Romæ sanctórum Mártyrum Anastásiæ senióris Vírginis, et Cyrílli.  Ipsa Virgo, in persecutióne Valeriáni, sub Probo Præfécto, vínculis constrícta, cólaphis cæsa, igne et verbéribus est cruciáta, et, cum in confessióne Christi permanéret immóbilis, tandem, abscíssis mamíllis, evúlsis únguibus, déntibus comminútis, mánibus pedibúsque præcísis, truncáta cápite, tot passiónum ornáta monílibus migrávit ad Sponsum; Cyríllus autem, ei peténti aquam propínans, martyrium pro mercéde accépit.
At Rome, the holy martyrs Cyril and Anastasia the Elder, virgin.  In the persecution of Valerian, under the prefect Probus, Anastasia was bound with chains, buffeted, subjected to fire and scourging, and, as she remained immovable in the confession of Christ, her breasts were cut away, her nails plucked out, her teeth broken, and her hands, feet, and head severed from her body.  Adorned with her sufferings as with so many jewels, she went to her Spouse.  At her request, Cyril gave her some water to drink, and for his reward became a martyr.

Item Romæ sanctæ Cyríllæ Vírginis, quæ fília éxstitit sanctæ Tryphóniæ, et, sub Cláudio Príncipe, pro Christo juguláta est.
In the same city, during the reign of Claudius, St. Cyrilla, virgin, daughter of St. Tryphonia, who was pierced through the throat for the faith of Christ.

Apud Comum sancti Fidélis Mártyris, sub Maximiáno Imperatóre.
At Como, under Emperor Maximian, St. Fidelis, martyr.

Mogúntiæ sancti Ferrútii Mártyris.
At Mainz, St. Ferrutius, martyr.

Meldis, in Gállia, sancti Farónis, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
At Meaux, in France, St. Faro, bishop and confessor.

Vercéllis sancti Honoráti Epíscopi.
At Vercelli, St. Honoratus, bishop.

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.

October XXVIII.
St. Simon, Surnamed the Zealot, Apostle
St. Jude, Apostle
St. Faro, Bishop of Meaux, Confessor
St. Neot, Anchoret, and Confessor

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