Roman Martyrology, January 14th

This Day, the Fourteenth Day of January

Saint Hilary, bishop of Poitiers and confessor, who entered Heaven on the thirteenth day of this month.

At Nola, in Campania, the birthday of Saint Felix, priest, who (as is related by bishop Saint Paulinus), after being subjected to torments by the persecutors, was cast into prison and extended, bound hand and foot, on (snail) shells and broken earthenware. In the night, however, his bonds were loosened and he was delivered by an angel. The persecution over, he brought many to the faith of Christ by his exemplary life and teaching, and, renowned for miracles, rested in peace.

In Judaea, Saint Malachy, prophet.

On Mount Sinai, thirty-eight holy monks, killed by the Saracens for the faith of Christ.

In Egypt, in the district of Raithy, forty-three holy monks, who were put to death by the Blemmians, for the Christian religion.

At Milan, Saint Datius, bishop and confessor, mentioned by Pope Saint Gregory.

In Africa, Saint Euphrasius, bishop.

In Syria, in the time of the emperor Valens, Saint Julian Sabas, the Elder, who miraculously restored at Antioch the Catholic faith, which was almost destroyed in that city.

At Neocaesarea, in Pontus, Saint Macrina, disciple of Saint Gregory Thaumaturgus, and grandmother of Saint Basil, whom she brought up in the Christian faith.

And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.

V: All ye Holy Martyrs, pray for us
R: Thanks be to God

- Roman Martyrology, 1914, revised edition with the imprimatur of Cardinal James Gibbons