romanmartyrology

Décimo séptimo Kaléndas Decémbris. Luna . The Fifteenth Day of November. The Night of the Moon. 

Colóniæ Agrippínæ sancti Albérti Epíscopi et Confessóris, ex Ordine Prædicatórum, cognoménto Magni, sanctitáte et doctrína célebris, quem Pius Papa Undécimus Doctórem universális Ecclésiæ declarávit, et Pius Duodécimus cultórum scientiárum naturálium cæléstem apud Deum Patrónum constítuit.
At Cologne, St. Albert, surnamed the Great, bishop and confessor of the Order of Preachers, renowned for his holiness and learning.  Pope Pius XI appointed him as Doctor of the universal Church, and Pius XII appointed him as heavenly patron of those studying the natural sciences.

Eódem die natális sancti Eugénii, Epíscopi Toletáni et Mártyris; qui fuit beáti Dionysii Areopagítæ discípulus, et in território Parisiénsi, consummáto martyrii cursu, beátæ passiónis corónam percépit a Dómino.  Ipsíus autem corpus Tolétum, in Hispánia, póstea fuit translátum.
Also, the birthday of St. Eugene, bishop of Toledo and martyr, disciple of blessed Denis the Areopagite.  His martyrdom was completed near Paris, and he received from our Lord a crown for his blessed sufferings.  His body was afterwards translated to Toledo in Spain.

Nolæ, in Campánia, beáti Felícis, Epíscopi et Mártyris; qui, a quintodécimo ætátis suæ anno, miráculis cláruit, et, sub Marciáno Præside, cum áliis trigínta Sóciis, agónem martyrii complévit.
At Nola in Campania, blessed Felix, bishop and martyr, who was renowned for miracles from his fifteenth year.  He completed the combats of his martyrdom with thirty others, under the governor Marcian.

Edéssæ, in Mesopotámia, pássio sancti Abibi Diáconi, qui sub Licínio Imperatóre et Lysánia Præside, únguibus lacerátus, in ignem conjéctus est.
At Edessa in Mesopotamia, the martyrdom of St. Abibus, deacon, who was torn with iron hooks and cast into the fire in the time of Emperor Licinius and the governor Lysanias.

Ibídem sanctórum Mártyrum Guríæ et Samónæ, sub Diocletiáno Imperatóre et Antoníno Præside.
In the same place, the holy martyrs Gurias and Samonas, under Emperor Diocletian and the governor Antoninus.
In Africa sanctórum Mártyrum Secúndi, Fidentiáni et Várici.
In Africa, the holy martyrs Secundus, Fidentian, and Varicus.

Apud Arcum, in território Santonénsi, natális sancti Machúti, Aleténsis in Gállia Epíscopi; qui, in Anglia natus, a primævo ætátis suæ tirocínio miráculis emícuit.
At Archingeay, in the neighbourhood of Saintes, the birthday of St. Malo, bishop of Aleth, in France.  He was born in England from his earliest years was famed for his miracles.

Verónæ sancti Lupérii, Epíscopi et Confessóris.
At Verona, St. Luperius, bishop and confessor.

Kahlembérgæ, prope Vindobónam, in Austria, sancti Leopóldi, ejúsdem provínciæ Austriæ Marchiónis, quem Innocéntius Papa Octávus in Sanctórum númerum adscrípsit.
At Klosterneuburg, near Vienna in Austria, St. Leopold, margrave of that province of Austria.  He was placed on the canon of the saints by Pope Innocent VIII.

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 XV.
St. Gertrude, Virgin and Abbess
St. Leopold, Marquis of Austria, Confessor
St. Eugenius, Martyr
St. Malo, or Maclou, First Bishop of Aleth in Brittany

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