Roman Martyrology, May 29th

This Day, the Twenty-Ninth Day of May

The feast of Saint Mary Magdalen, Carmelite nun, whose birthday is on the 25th of this month.

At Rome, on the Aurelian road, the birthday of Saint Restitutus, martyr.

At Iconium, a town of Isauria, in the time of the emperor Aurelian, the martyrdom of the Saints Conon and his son, a child twelve years of age, who were laid on a grate over burning coals sprinkled with oil, were racked and exposed to the fire; and finally, having their hands crushed with a mallet, they breathed their last.

The same day, in the time of the emperor Honorius, the birthday of the holy martyrs Sisinius, Martyrius, and Alexander, who were persecuted by the Gentiles of Anaunia, and obtained the crown of martyrdom, as is related by Paulinus in the Life of Saint Ambrose.

At Caesarea Philippi, the holy martyrs Theodosia, mother of the martyr Saint Procopius, and twelve other noble matrons, who ended their life by decapitation, in the persecution of Diocletian.

In Umbria, the passion of fifteen hundred and twenty-five holy martyrs.

At Treves, blessed Maximus, bishop and confessor, who received with honor the patriarch Saint Athanasius, banished by the Arian persecutors.

At Verona, Saint Maximus, bishop.

At Arcanum, in Campania, Saint Eleutherius, confessor.

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