Tenth Day of November


This Day, the Tenth Day of November
At Naples, in Campania, the birthday of St. Andrew Avellini, Clerk Regular, very celebrated for his sanctity, and his zeal in procuring the salvation of souls. Being renowned for miracles, he was inscribed on the catalogue of saints by Clement XI.

The birthday of the holy martyrs Tryphon and Respicius, and the virgin Nympha.

In the diocese of Agde, the holy martyrs Tiberius, Modestus, and Florentia, who, after being subjected to various torments, consummated their martyrdom in the time of Diocletian.

At Antioch, the Saints Demetrius, bishop, Anian, deacon, Eustosius, and twenty other martyrs.

At Ravenna, St. Probus, a bishop, renowned for miracles.

At Orleans, St. Monitor, bishop and confessor.

In England, St. Justus, bishop, who was sent by Pope Gregory with Augustine, Mellitus, and others to preach the Gospel in that country. There he went to his repose in the Lord, celebrated for sanctity.

At Melun, Pope St. Leo, confessor and doctor.

At Iconium, in Lycaonia, the holy women Tryphenna and Tryphosa, who profited by the preaching of blessed Paul and the example of Thecla to make great progress in Christian perfection.

In the island of Paros, St. Theoctistes, virgin.

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

Omnes sancti Mártyres, oráte pro nobis. ("All ye Holy Martyrs, pray for us", from the Litaniae Sanctorum, the Litany of the Saints)

Response: Thanks be to God.