romanmartyrology

Sexto Kaléndas Maji. Luna . The Twenty-Sixth Day of April. The Night of the Moon. 

Romæ natális beáti Cleti, Papæ et Mártyris; qui, secúndus post Apóstolum Petrum, rexit Ecclésiam, et martyrio in persecutióne Domitiáni coronátus est. At Rome, the birthday of St. Cletus, the pope who governed the Church the second after the apostle St. Peter, and was crowned with martyrdom in the persecution of Domitian.

Sancti Marcellíni, Papæ et Mártyris, cujus dies natális octávo Kaléndas Novémbris recensétur. St. Marcellinus, pope and martyr, whose birthday is commemorated on the 25th of October.

Amaséæ, in Ponto, sancti Basiléi, Epíscopi et Mártyris, qui, sub Licínio Imperatóre, illústre martyrium consummávit. Ipsíus autem corpus, in mare projéctum, et ab Elpidíphoro, Angeli mónitu repértum, honorífice tumulátum fuit. At Amasea in Pontus, St. Basileus, bishop and martyr, whose illustrious martyrdom occurred under Emperor Licinius. His body was thrown into the sea, but was found by Elpidiphorus, through the revelation of an angel, and was honorably buried.

Brácari, in Lusitánia, sancti Petri Mártyris, qui fuit primus ejúsdem civitátis Epíscopus. At Braga in Portugal, St. Peter, martyr, the first bishop of that city.

Viénnæ, in Gállia, sancti Claréntii, Epíscopi et Confessóris. At Vienne in France, St. Clarence, bishop and confessor.

Verónæ sancti Lucídii Epíscopi. At Verona, St. Lucidius, bishop.

In monastério Céntula, in Gállia, sancti Richárii, Presbyteri et Confessóris. In the monastery of Centula in France, St. Richarius, priest and confessor.

Trecis, in Gállia, sanctæ Exsuperántiæ Vírginis. At Troyes in France, St. Exuperantia, virgin.

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 XXVI.
SS. Cletus and Marcellinus, Popes and Martyrs
St. Richarius, or Riquier, Abbot
St. Paschasius Radbert, Abbot and Confessor

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