Roman Martyrology, November 2nd

This Day, the Second Day of November

The Commemoration of all the faithful departed.

The same day, the birthday of Saint Victorinus, bishop of Poitiers, who, after writing many works, as is attested by Saint Jerome, was crowned with martyrdom in the persecution of Diocletian.

At Trieste, blessed Justus, who consummated his martyrdom in the same persecution, under the governor Manatius.

At Sebaste, the Saints Carterius, Styriacus, Tobias, Eudoxius, Agapius, and their companions, martyrs, under the emperor Licinius.

In Persia, the holy martyrs Acindynus, Pegasius, Aphtonius, Elpidephorus and Anempodistus, with their numerous companions.

In Africa, the birthday of the holy martyrs Publius, Victor, Hermes, and Papias.

At Tarsus, in Cilicia, in the reign of Julian the Apostate, Saint Eustochium, virgin and martyr, who breathed her last in prayer in the midst of severe torments.

At Laodicea, in Syria, Saint Theodotus, a bishop, powerful in words, and adorned with good works and virtues.

At Vienne, Saint George, bishop.

In the monastery of Saint Maurice, in Switzerland, Saint Ambrose, abbot.

At Cyrus, in Syria, Saint Marcian, confessor.

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