Roman Martyrology, October 26th

This Day, the Twenty-Sixth Day of October

At Rome, in the time of the emperor Adrian, Saint Evaristus, Pope and martyr, who enriched the Church of God with his blood.

In Africa, the holy martyrs Rogatian, priest, and Felicissimus, who received the bright crown of martyrs, in the persecution of Valerian and Gallienus. They are mentioned by Saint Cyprian in his epistle to the Confessors.

At Nicomedia, the holy martyrs Lucian, Florius and their companions.

The same day, Saint Quodvultdeus, bishop of Carthage. By the Arian King Genseric, he and his clergy were put on board of leaking boats without oars or sails, but beyond all expectations he landed at Naples, and there in exile died a confessor.

At Narbonne, Saint Rusticus, bishop and confessor, who flourished in the time of the emperors Valentinian and Leo.

At Salerno, Saint Gaudiosus, bishop.

At Pavia, Saint Fulk, bishop.

At Hildesheim, in Saxony, Saint Bernward, bishop and confessor, who was ranked among the saints by Celestine III.

Also, Saint Quadragesimus, sub-deacon, who raised a dead man to life.

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