Roman Martyrology, November 26th

This Day, the Twenty-Sixth Day of November

At Fabriano, in the Marches, blessed Silvester, abbot, founder of the Congregation of the Silvestrine monks.

At Alexandria, the birthday of Saint Peter, bishop of that city, adorned with all virtues, who was beheaded by the command of Galerius Maximian.

There suffered also at Alexandria, in the same persecution, the holy martyrs Faustus, priest, Didius and Ammonius; likewise, Phileas, Hesychius, Pachomius and Theodore, Egyptian bishops, with six hundred and sixty others, whom the sword of persecution sent to Heaven.

At Nicomedia, in the time of Constantius, Saint Marcellus, a priest, who died a martyr by being hurled down from a rock.

At Padua, Saint Bellinus, bishop and martyr.

At Rome, Saint Siricius, Pope and confessor, celebrated for his learning, piety and zeal for religion, who condemned various heretics, and published salutary laws concerning ecclesiastical discipline.

At Autun, Saint Amator, bishop.

At Constance, Saint Conrad, bishop.

In the diocese of Rheims, the birthday of Saint Basolus, confessor.

At Adrianople, in Paphlagonia, Saint Stylian, anchoret, renowned for miracles.

In Armenia, Saint Nicon, monk.

At Rome, Saint Leonard, of Port Maurice, confessor, of the Friars Minor of Saint Francis, of the strict observance. He was remarkable for zeal, for he spent several years with extraordinary success in conducting his holy expeditions through Italy for the conquest of souls. He was ranked among the blessed by Pius VI, and among the saints by Pius IX during the solemnities connected with the eighteenth centenary of the princes of the Apostles, Saints Peter and Paul.

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