Sexto Kaléndas Decémbris Luna vicesima nona Anno Domini 2019
November 26th 2019, the 29th day of the Moon, were born into the better life:
At Fabriano, in the
March of Ancona, the blessed Abbot Silvester, founder of the
Congregation of Monks of the Order of St Benedict, who are called
At Alexandria, the holy
martyr Peter, Pope of that city, a man enriched with all graces, who
was beheaded by order of the Emperor Galerius Maximian.
Likewise at Alexandria,
in the same persecution, the holy martyrs Faustus a Priest, Didius, and
Ammonius, along with whom are commemorated the Egyptian Bishops
Phileas, Hesychius, Pachomius, and Theodore, and six hundred and sixty
Others, who were raised to heaven by the sword of the persecutor.
At Nicomedia, the holy
Priest Marcellus, who in the time of the Emperor Constantius was thrown
over a cliff by the Arians, and so died a martyr.
At Padua, (in the year
1149,) the holy martyr Bellinus, Bishop (of that see.) At Rome, (at the
end of the fourth century,) the holy Confessor Pope Siricius, very
famous for his teaching, godliness, and zeal for the faith. He condemned
divers heretics and restored the discipline of the Church by healthy
At Autun, (in the third
century,) holy Amator, Bishop (of that see.) At Constance, (in the
tenth century,) holy Conrad, Bishop (of that see.) In the country of
Rheims, (in the seventh century,) the holy Confessor Basolus.
At Adrianople, in Paphlagonia, the holy hermit Stylian, who was famous for miracles.
In Armenia, (in the tenth century,) the holy monk Nicon.
At Rome, (in the year
1751,) the holy Confessor Leonard of Port Maurice, of the Order of
Friars Minor of the stricter observance, who was famous for his zeal for
the salvation of souls and his holy journeys throughout Italy, and
whose name the Supreme Pontiff Pius IX enrolled among those of the
V. And elsewhere many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.
R. Thanks be to God.