romanmartyrology

Prídie Idus Novémbris. Luna . The Twelfth Day of November. The Night of the Moon.

Sancti Martíni Primi, Papæ et Mártyris, cujus dies natális sextodécimo Kaléndas Octóbris recensétur. The Feast of St. Martin I, pope and martyr, whose birthday is mentioned on the 16th day of September.

Vitépsci, in Polónia, pássio sancti Jósaphat, e sancti Basilíi Ordine, Epíscopi Polocénsis et Mártyris; qui a schismáticis, in ódium cathólicæ unitátis et veritátis, crudéliter interféctus est, et a Pio Papa Nono inter sanctos Mártyres adscríptus. Ejus tamen festívitas recólitur décimo octávo Kaléndas Decémbris. At Witebsk in Poland, the martyrdom of St. Josaphat, of the Order of St. Basil, a Polish archbishop and martyr, who was cruelly slain by schismatics through hatred of Catholic unity and truth. He was canonized by Pope Pius IX, and his feast is observed on the 16th of November.

Complúti, in Hispánia, natális sancti Dídaci Confessóris, ex Ordine Minórum, humilitáte célebris; quem Xystus Quintus, Póntifex Máximus, Sanctórum catálogo adscrípsit. Ipsíus autem festum sequénti die celebrátur. At Alcala in Spain, the birthday of St. Didacus, confessor, a member of the Order of Friars Minor well known for his humility. Pope Sixtus V included him in the catalogue of the saints and his feast is celebrated on the day following.

In Asia pássio sanctórum Aurélii et Públii Episcopórum. In Asia, the martyrdom of the holy bishops Aurelius and Publius.

Eschæ, in Bélgio, sancti Livíni, Epíscopi et Mártyris; qui, cum plúrimos ad Christi fidem convertísset, a Pagánis necátus est. Ipsíus vero corpus ad Portum Gandæ póstea translátum fuit. At Eschen in Belgium, St. Livinus, bishop and martyr. After converting many to the faith he was slain by heathens. His body, however, was afterwards translated to Ghent.

Apud Casimíriam, in Polónia, sanctórum Mártyrum Eremitárum Benedícti, Joánnis, Matthæi, Isaac et Christiáni; qui a prædónibus, divíno inténti servítio, dire vexáti sunt et gládiis occísi. At Gnesen in Poland, the holy hermits and martyrs Benedict, John, Matthew, Isaac, and Christian. They were savagely attacked by robbers and slain by the sword while there were at prayer.

Apud óppidum Sergíniam, in território Senonénsi, sancti Patérni, Mónachi et Mártyris; qui, dum eídem occurréntes in ipsíus óppidi silva latrónes ad emendándam vitam incitáret, ab illis trucidátus est. In the neighbourhood of Sens, St. Paternus, monk and martyr. He had met some robbers in a nearby forest, and for attempting to persuade them to amend their lives, they slew him.

Avenióne sancti Rufi, qui éxstitit primus ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopus. At Avignon, St. Rufus, the first bishop of that city.

Colóniæ Agrippínæ deposítio sancti Cunibérti Epíscopi. At Cologne, the death of St. Cunibert, bishop.

Turiasóne, in Hispánia Tarraconénsi, beáti Æmiliáni Presbyteri, qui innúmeris miráculis cláruit; cujus admirábilem vitam sanctus Bráulio, Cæsaraugustánus Epíscopus, descrípsit. At Tarazona in Aragon, blessed Emilian, a priest favoured with many miracles. His admirable life was recorded by St. Braulio, bishop of Saragossa.

Constantinópoli sancti Nili Abbátis, qui, sub Theodósio junióre, ex Præfécto ejúsdem civitátis factus Mónachus, doctrína et sanctitáte cláruit. At Constantinople, St. Nilus, abbot, who resigned as prefect of the city to become a monk, and during the reign of Theodosius the Younger became distinguished for his learning and sanctity.

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.

November XII.
St. Martin, Pope and Martyr
St. Nilus, Anchoret, Father of the Church and Confessor
St. Livin, Bishop and Martyr
St. Lebwin, Patron of Daventer, Confessor

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