This Day, the Fifth Day of January
The vigil of the Epiphany of our Lord.
At Antioch, Saint Simeon, monk, who lived many years, standing on a pillar, and was, for that reason, called Stylites. His whole life was an unbroken series of wonders.
In England, Saint Edward, king, illustrious by the virtue of chastity and the gift of miracles. His feast, by order of Pope Innocent XI., is celebrated on the 13th of October, when his sacred body was translated.
At Alexandria, Saint Syncletica, whose noble deeds have been recorded by Saint Athanasius.
At Rome, the holy virgin Emiliana, aunt of Pope Saint Gregory. Being called to God by her sister Tharsilla, who had preceded her, she departed for Heaven on this day.
The same day, Saint Apollinaris, virgin.