Roman Martyrology, June 1st

This Day, the First Day of June

At Rome, Saint Juventius, martyr.

At Csesarea, in Palestine, blessed Pamphilus, priest and martyr, a man of remarkable sanctity and learning, and great charity to the poor. In the persecution of Galerius Maximian, he was tortured for the faith of Christ, under the governor Urbanus, and thrown into prison ; then, being again subjected to torments under Firmilian, he consummated his martyrdom with others. With them suffered also Valens, deacon, and Paul, and nine others, whose commemoration occurs on other days.

At Autun, the Saints Reverian, bishop, and Paul, priest, with ten others, who were crowned with martyrdom under the emperor Aurelian.

In Cappadocia, in the time of the emperor Alexander and the prefect Simplicius, the holy martyr Thespesius, who, after undergoing many torments, was beheaded.

In Egypt, under the emperor Diocletian, the holy martyrs Ischyrion, military officer, and five other soldiers, who were put to death in different manners for the faith of Christ.

Also, Saint Firmus, martyr, who was scourged most severely, struck with stones, and finally decapitated during the persecution of Maximian.

At Perugia, the holy martyrs Felinus and Gratinian, soldiers under Decius, who were variously tortured, and thus by a glorious death won the palm of martyrdom.

At Bologna, Saint Proculus, martyr, who suffered under the emperor Maximian.

At Amelia, in the reign of Diocletian, Saint Secundus, martyr, who consummated his martyrdom by being thrown into the Tiber.

At Citta-di-Castello, in Umbria, Saint Crescentian, a Roman soldier, crowned with martyrdom under the same emperor.

In Umbria, Saint Fortunatus, a priest renowned for virtues and miracles.

In the monastery of Lerins, the abbot Saint Caprasius.

At Treves, Saint Simeon, monk, who was added to the number of the Saints by Pope Benedict IX.

At Burgos, in Spain, in the monastery of Onia, Saint Eneco, Benedictine abbot, illustrious by his sanctity 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