Roman Martyrology, January 13th

This Day, the Thirteenth Day of January

The Octave of the Epiphany of Our Lord.

At Rome, on the Lavican road, the crowning of forty holy soldiers, a reward they merited by confessing the true faith, under the emperor Gallienus.

In Sardinia, Saint Potitus, martyr, who, having suffered much under the emperor Antoninus and the governor Gelasius, was at last put to death by the sword.

At Singidonum (now Belgrade), in Upper Moesia, of the holy martyrs Hermylus and Stratonicus, who were severely tormented and drowned in the river Danube, under the emperor Licinius.

At Cordova, the holy martyrs Gumesindus, priest, and Servideus, monk.

At Poitiers, in France, the birthday of Saint Hilary, bishop and confessor of the Catholic faith, which he courageously defended, and for which he was banished four years to Phrygia, where, among other miracles, he raised a man from the dead. Pius IX. declared him Doctor of the Church. His festival is celebrated on the 14th of this month.

At Caesarea, in Cappadocia, Saint Leontius, a bishop, who strongly opposed the Gentiles, under Licinius, and the Arians, under Constantine.

At Treves, Saint Agritius, bishop.

In the monastery of Verzy, Saint Viventius, confessor.

At Amasea, in Pontus, Saint Glaphyra, virgin.

At Milan, in the monastery of Saint Martha, blessed Veronica of Binasco, virgin of the Order of Saint Augustine.

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