Roman Martyrology, January 16th

This Day, the Sixteenth Day of January

At Rome, on the Salarian way, the birthday of the Pope Saint Marcellus, a martyr, for the confession of the Catholic faith. By command of the tyrant Mexentius he was first beaten with clubs, then sent to take care of animals, with a guard to watch him. In this servile office, dressed in haircloth, he departed this life.

At Morocco, in Africa, the martyrdom of the holy martyrs of the Order of Friars Minor, Berard, Peter, Accursius, Adjutus, and Otto.

At Aries, Saint Honoratus, bishop and confessor, whose life was renowned for learning and miracles.

At Oderzo, Saint Titian, bishop and confessor.

At Khinocolura, in Egypt, in the reign of the emperor Valens, the holy bishop Melas, who rested in peace after suffering exile and other painful trials for the Catholic faith.

At Fundi, in Campania, Saint Honoratus, abbot, mentioned by Pope Saint Gregory.

In the monastery of Peronne, Saint Fursey, confessor.

At Home, Saint Priscilla, who devoted herself and her goods to the service of the martyrs.

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