Décimo octávo Kaléndas Júlii. Luna. The Fourteenth Day of June. The Night of the Moon. 

Sancti Basilíi, cognoménto Magni, Confessóris et Ecclésiæ Doctóris, qui Kaléndis Januárii obdormívit in Dómino, sed hac die potíssimum cólitur, qua Cæsariénsis in Cappadócia Epíscopus ordinátus est. St. Basil, surnamed the Great, confessor and doctor of the Church. He died on the 1st of January, but his feast is celebrated today, for it was on this day that he was consecrated bishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia.

Samaríæ, in Palæstína, sancti Eliséi Prophétæ, cujus sepúlcrum, ubi et Prophéta quiéscit Abdías, a dæmónibus perhorrésci sanctus Hierónymus scribit. At Samaria in Palestine, the holy prophet Eliseus, whose grave, says St. Jerome, makes the demons tremble. With him also rests the prophet Abdias.

Syracúsis, in Sicília, sancti Marciáni Epíscopi, qui, a beáto Petro Apóstolo ordinátus Epíscopus, ibídem, post Evangélii prædicatiónem, a Judæis occísus est. At Syracuse in Sicily, St. Marcian, bishop, who was made bishop by blessed Peter, and killed by the Jews after he had preached the Gospel.

Córdubæ, in Hispánia, sanctórum Mártyrum Anastásii Presbyteri, Felícis Mónachi, et Dignæ Vírginis. At Cordova in Spain, the holy martyrs Anastasius, a priest, Felix, a monk, and Digna, virgin.

Apud Suessiónes, in Gálliis, sanctórum mártyrum Valérii et Rufíni, qui, in persecutióne Diocletiáni, a Præside Rictiováro, post multa torménta, jussi sunt decollári. At Soissons in France, the holy martyrs Valerius and Rufinus, who, after enduring many torments, were condemned to be beheaded by the governor Rictiovarus, in the persecution of Diocletian.

Constantinópoli sancti Methódii Epíscopi. At Constantinople, St. Methodius, bishop.

Viénnæ, in Gállia, sancti Æthérii Epíscopi. At Vienne, St. Aetherius, bishop.

Apud Rhuténos, in Gállia, sancti Quinctiáni Epíscopi. At Rodez in France, St. Quinctian, bishop.

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

June XIV.
St. Basil the Great, Archbishop of Cæsarea, Confessor
SS. Rufinus and Valerius, Martyrs
St. Methodius, Patriarch of Constantinople, Confessor
St. Docmael, Confessor
St. Nennus or Nehemias of Ireland, Abbot
St. Psalmodius of Ireland, Hermit

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