Roman Martyrology, April 9th

This Day, the Ninth Day of April

At Antioch, Saint Prochorus, who was one of the first seven deacons. Renowned for faith and miracles, he was crowned with martyrdom.

At Rome the birthday of the holy martyrs Demetrius, Concessus, Hilary and their companions.

At Sirmium, seven holy virgins and martyrs, who purchased eternal life together, at the price of their own blood.

At Caesarea, in Cappadocia, Saint Eupsychius, martyr, who suffered martyrdom under Julian the Apostate, for having overthrown the temple of Fortune.

In Africa, the holy Massylitan martyrs, on whose birthday Saint Augustine delivered a discourse.

At Amida, in Mesopotamia, Saint Acatius, bishop, who melted and sold even the sacred vessels in order to ransom captives.

At Rouen, Saint Hugh, bishop and confessor.

At Die, Saint Marcellus, bishop, celebrated for miracles.

In Judea, Saint Mary Cleophas, sister of the most Blessed Mary, Mother of God.

At Rome, the translation of the body of Saint Monica, mother of the blessed bishop Augustine, which was brought from Ostia to Rome, under the Sovereign Pontiff, Martin V, and with due honors buried in the Church of Saint Augustine.

At Mons, in Hainaut, blessed Waltrude, renowned for holiness of life and miracles.

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