殉道录 一月三日

  太阳历一月三日,太阴历○○日。

  传福音使徒圣约翰八日庆期第八日。

  在这一天诞生于天上者:

  在罗马,于阿彼安大道,教宗圣安特鲁斯的生天之日,他在犹利安·玛克西米诺统治期间受难,被安葬于加理斯都公墓。

  在同一天,在巴勒斯坦的奥兰尼,圣彼得,他被钉十字架而受难。

  在赫勒斯庞,殉道者圣西利诺、普利穆及德奥吉尼。

  在卡帕多西亚的凯撒利亚,殉道者圣高尔迪百夫长,圣大巴西略在他的瞻礼上发表了一篇现在仍存留于世的颂词。

  在基里基雅,殉道者圣佐西玛及公证员圣亚他那修。

  当地还纪念圣德奥朋普特与圣德奥纳斯,他们在戴克里先教难时受难殉道。

  在帕杜阿,殉道者圣但以理。

  在法国的维埃纳,圣弗洛伦奇主教,他在加里恩诺皇帝在位时,被流放,最终为主殉道。

  在巴黎,童贞女圣日内维耶,她由欧塞尔主教圣日尔曼祝圣于天主,因她的令人称羡的圣德及所行的奇迹而闻名于世。

This Day, the First Day of January

The Circumcision of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the Octave of His Nativity.

At Rome, Saint Almachius, martyr, who, by the command of Alipius, governor of the city, was killed by the gladiators for saying, “Today is the Octave of our Lord’s birth; put an end to the worship of idols, and abstain from unclean sacrifices.”

In the same city, on the Appian way, the crowning with martyrdom of thirty holy soldiers, under the emperor Diocletian.

Also at Rome, under the emperor Alexander, Saint Martina, virgin, who endured various kinds of torments, and being beheaded, received the palm of martyrdom. Her feast is kept on the 30th of this month.

At Spoleto, in the time of the emperor Antoninus, Saint Concordius, priest and martyr, who was beaten with clubs, and then put to the torture. After a long confinement in prison, where he was visited by an angel, he lost his life by the sword.

The same day, Saint Magnus, martyr.

At Caesarea, in Cappadocia, the demise of Saint Basil, bishop, whose festival is kept on the 14th of June, the date of his consecration as bishop.

In Africa, Saint Fulgentius, bishop of Ruspoe, who suffered much from the Arians during the persecution of the Vandals, for holding the Catholic faith and teaching its excellent doctrine. After being banished to Sardinia, he was permitted to return to his diocese, where he ended his life by a holy death, leaving a reputation for sanctity and eloquence.

At Chieti, in Abruzzo, the birthday of Saint Justin, bishop of that city, illustrious for holiness of life and miracles.

In the diocese of Lyons, in the monastery of Saint Claude, Saint Eugendus, abbot, whose life was eminent for virtues and miracles.

At Souvigny, Saint Odilo, abbot of Cluny, who was the first to prescribe that the commemoration of all the faithful departed should be made in his monasteries the day after the feast of All Saints. This practice was afterwards received and approved by the universal Church.

In Tuscany, on Mount Senario Blessed Bonfilius, confessor, one of the seven founders of the Order of the Servites of the Blessed Virgin Mary, who, herself, suddenly called her devout servant to Heaven.

At Alexandria, the departure from this world of Saint Euphrosyna, virgin, who was renowned in her monastery for the virtue of abstinence, and the gift of miracles.

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