Roman Martyrology, September 13th

This Day, the Thirteenth Day of September

At Alexandria, the birthday of blessed Philip, father of the virgin Saint Eugenia. Resigning the dignity of prefect of Egypt, he obtained the grace of baptism. His successor, the prefect Terentius, caused him to be pierced through the throat with a sword, whilst he was praying.

Also, the holy martyrs Macrobius and Julian, who suffered under Licinius.

The same day, Saint Ligorius, martyr, who living in the desert, was murdered by the Gentiles for the faith of Christ.

At Alexandria, Saint Eulogius, a bishop, celebrated for learning and sanctity.

At Angers, in France, Saint Mauritius, a bishop, renowned for numberless miracles.

At Sens, Saint Amatus, bishop and confessor.

The same day, Saint Venerius, confessor, a man of admirable sanctity, who led an eremitical life in the island of Palmaria.

In the monastery of Remiremont in France, Saint Amatus, priest and abbot, illustrious for the virtue of abstinence and the gift of 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