romanmartyrology

Nono Kaléndas Maji. Luna. The Twenty-Third Day of April. The Night of the Moon. 

Natális sancti Geórgii Mártyris, cujus illústre martyrium inter Mártyrum corónas Ecclésia Dei venerátur. The birthday of St. George, whose illustrious martyrdom is honoured by the Church of God among the triumphs of the other martyrs. TRANSFERRED TO APRIL 24

In vico Tenkítten, ad sinum Venédicum, in Borússia, item natális sancti Adalbérti, Epíscopi Pragénsis et Mártyris, qui Polónis et Húngaris Evangélium prædicávit. At Danzig in Prussia, the birthday of St. Adalbert, bishop of Prague, and martyr, who preached the Gospel to the Poles and the Hungarians.

Valéntiæ, in Gállia, pássio sanctórum Mártyrum Felícis Presbyteri, Fortunáti et Achíllei Diaconórum. Hi, cum fuíssent a beáto Irenæo, Lugdunénsi Episcopo, missi ad prædicándum verbum Dei, et máximam illíus civitátis partem ad Christi fidem convertíssent, a Duce Cornélio sunt in cárcerem trusi; deínde, diutíssime verberáti, cruribúsque confráctis, circa rotárum vertíginem stricti, fumum quoque in equúlei suspensióne perpéssi; ad extrémum gládio consummáti sunt. At Valence in France, the holy martyrs Felix, a priest, Fortunatus and Achilleus, deacons, who were sent there to preach the word of God by blessed Irenæus, bishop of Lyons. They converted the greater portion of that city to the faith of Christ. These martyrs were cast into prison by the commander Cornelius, were for a long time scourged, had their legs crushed, were bound to wheels in motion, and stifled with smoke while stretched on the rack, and finally died by the sword.

Medioláni sancti Mároli, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Milan, St. Marolus, bishop and confessor.

Tulli, in Gállia, sancti Gerárdi, ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopi. At Toul in France, St. Gerard, bishop of that city.

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.

April XXIII.
St. George, Martyr
St. Adalbert, Bishop of Prague, Martyr
St. Gerard, Bishop of Toul, Confessor
St. Ibar, or Ivor, Bishop in Ireland

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