Prídie Kaléndas Decémbris Luna quarta Anno Domini 2019
Patrae, in the Peloponnesus, the holy Apostle Andrew. He preached the
Gospel of Christ in Thrace and Scythia. He was arrested by the Proconsul
Aegeas, and first imprisoned, then heavily flogged, and, lastly,
crucified. He remained alive upon the cross through the second day, and
taught the people. He besought the Lord not to suffer him to be taken
down from the cross, and then a great light from heaven shone round
about him, and when it faded away he gave up the ghost.
At Rome, the holy martyrs Castulus and Euprepis.
At Constantinople, the holy Virgin and martyr Maura.
Likewise, the holy Virgin and martyr Justina.
At Saintes, (in the
sixth century,) holy Trojan, Bishop (of that see,) a man of great
holiness, who, albeit he be buried in the earth, yet showeth by many
works of power that he is alive in heaven.
At Rome, (in the fifth
century,) the holy Confessor Constantius, who manfully withstood the
Pelagians, and bore much at their hands, the which contendings have
gained him a place among the holy Confessors.
In Palestine, (in the
sixth century,) the holy Confessor Zosimus, who was eminent for holiness
and miracles in the time of the Emperor Justin.
V. And elsewhere many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.
R. Thanks be to God.