This Day, the Fourteenth Day of November
The festival of Saint Josaphat, bishop and martyr.
At Heraclea, in Thrace, the birthday of the holy martyrsClementinus, Theodotus and Philomenus.
At Alexandria, Saint Serapion, martyr, whom the persecutors, under the emperor Decius, subjected to torments so cruel that all his limbs were disjointed. He became a martyr of Christ by being hurled down from the upper part of his house.
At Troyes, in France, Saint Venerandus, martyr, under the emperor Aurelian.
Also, in France, the holy virgin Veneranda, who received the crown of martyrdom under the emperor Antoninus and the governor Asclepiades.
At Gangres, in Paphlagonia, Saint Hypatius, bishop who on his way home from the great council of Nice, was attacked with stones by the Novatian heretics, and died a martyr.
At Algiers, in Africa, Blessed Serapion, of the Order of Our Blessed Lady of Ransom. For the redemption of the faithful in captivity and the preaching of the Christian faith, he was the first of his Order to deserve the palm of martyrdom by being crucified and cut to pieces.
At Emesa, the passion of many holy women, who were barbarously tortured and massacred under Mady, a savage Arabian chief.
At Bologna, Saint Jucundus, bishop and confessor.
In Ireland, Saint Lawrence, bishop of Dublin.
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