Roman Martyrology, March 10th

This Day, the Tenth Day of March

At Sebaste, in Armenia, forty holy martyrs.

At Apamea, in Phrygia, during the persecution of Marcus Antoninus and Lucius Verus, the birthday of the holy martyrs Caius and Alexander, who were crowned with a glorious martyrdom, as is related by Apollinaris, bishop of Hierapolis, in his book against the Cataphrygian heretics.

In Persia, the passion of forty-two holy martyrs.

At Corinth, the holy martyrs Codratus, Denis, Cyprian, Anectus, Paul, and Crescens, who were slain with the sword in the persecution of Decius and Valerian, under the governor Jason.

In Africa, the martyr Saint Victor, on whose festival Saint Augustine delivered a discourse to his people.

At Jerusalem, Saint Macarius, bishop and confessor, at whose request the holy places were purified by Constantine and Helena, and beautified with sacred edifices.

At Paris, the decease of the abbot Saint Droctoveus, who was a disciple of the blessed bishop Germanus.

In the monastery of Bobio, the abbot Saint Attalas, renowned for 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