Undécimo Kaléndas Júnii. Luna . The Twenty-Second Day of May. The Night of the Moon.
|Romæ sanctórum Mártyrum Faustíni, Timóthei et Venústi.||At Rome, the holy martyrs Faustinus, Timothy, and Venustus.|
|In Africa sanctórum Mártyrum Casti et Æmílii, qui per passiónis ignem martyrium consummárunt. Hos (ut beátus Cypriánus scribit), in prima congressióne devíctos, Dóminus victóres in secúndo prælio réddidit, ut fortióres ígnibus fíerent qui ígnibus ante cessíssent.||In Africa, the holy martyrs Castus and Aemilius, who met their martyrdom by fire, St. Cyprian says that there were overcome by the first trial, but that in the second God made them victorious, so that those who had first weakened in the face of the fire were made mightier than the flames.|
|Cománæ, in Ponto, sancti Basilísci Mártyris, qui, sub Maximiáno Imperatóre et Agríppa Prǽside, férreas calceátus crépidas, ignítis clavis confíxas, múltaque ália passus, demum, cápite obtruncátus et in flumen projéctus, martyrii glóriam consecútus est.||At Comana in Pontus, under Emperor Maximian and the governor Agrippa, the holy martyr Basiliscus, who was forced to wear iron shoes pierced with heated nails, and who endured many other trials. He was finally beheaded and thrown into the river, which gained for him the crown of martyrdom.|
|In Córsica sanctæ Júliæ Vírginis, quæ crucis supplício coronáta est.||In Corsica, St. Julia, virgin, who won her crown by being crucified.|
|In Hispánia sanctæ Quitériæ, Vírginis et Mártyris.||In Spain, St. Quiteria, virgin and martyr.|
|Ravénnæ sancti Marciáni, Epíscopi et Confessóris.||At Ravenna, St. Marcian, bishop and confessor.|
|Pistórii, in Túscia, beáti Atthónis Epíscopi, ex Ordine Vallis Umbrósæ.||At Pistoia in Tuscany, the bishop, blessed Attho, of the Order of Vallombrosa.|
|In pago Antisiodorénsi beáti Románi Abbátis, qui sancto Benedícto ministrávit in specu; inde, in Gállias proféctus, ibi, ædificáto monastério relictísque multis sanctitátis alúmnis, quiévit in Dómino.||In the diocese of Auxerre, Abbot St. Romanus, who ministered to St. Benedict in his cave. Going later to France, he built a monastery there, and leaving many disciples and imitators of his sanctity, went to rest in the Lord.|
|Apud Aquínum sancti Fulci Confessóris.||At Aquino, St. Fulk, confessor.|
|Antisiodóri sanctæ Hélenæ Vírginis.||At Auxerre, St. Helen, virgin.|
|Cássiæ, in Umbria, sanctæ Ritæ Víduæ, Moniális ex Ordine Eremitárum sancti Augustíni; quæ, post sæculi núptias, ætérnum sponsum Christum únice diléxit.||At Cascia in Umbria, St. Rita, a widow and nun of the Order of the Hermits of St. Augustine, who, after being disengaged from her earthly marriage, loved only her eternal spouse Christ.|
|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.
|St. Yvo, Confessor|
|St. Basiliscus, Bishop of Comana in Pontius, Martyr|
|SS. Castus and Æmilius, Martyrs|
|St. Bobo, Confessor|
|St. Conall, Abbot in Ireland|
OBAMA ADMINISTRATION SHOULD PROVIDE ASYLUM TO SUDANESE WOMAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR FAILING TO RENOUNCE HER CHRISTIAN FAITH
Today—take some time to Pray for Christians who are Persecuted. They are desperate for your prayers.