Roman Martyrology, May 30th

This Day, the Thirtieth Day of May

At Rome, on the Aurelian road, the birthday of Saint Felix, Pope and martyr, who was crowned with martyrdom under the emperor Aurelian.

At Torres, in Sardinia, the holy martyrs Gabinus and Crispulus.

At Antioch, the Saints Sycus and Palatinus, who endured many torments for the name of Christ.

At Ravenna, Saint Exuperantius, bishop and confessor.

At Pavia, Saint Anastasius, bishop.

At Caesarea, in Cappadocia, the Saints Basil and his wife Emmelia, parents of Saint Basil the Great, who lived in exile in the fastnesses of Pontus during the reign of Galerius Maximian, and after the persecution rested in peace, leaving their children the heirs of their virtues.

At Seville, in Spain, Saint Ferdinand III, King of Castile and Leon, surnamed the Saint, on account of his eminent virtues, and celebrated for his zeal in propagating the faith. Having conquered the Moors, he quitted his kingdom on earth to pass happily to that of heaven.

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