Roman Martyrology, September 28th

This Day, the Twenty-Eight Day of September

In Bohemia, Saint Wenceslas, duke of Bohemia and martyr, renowned for holiness and miracles. Being murdered in his brother’s house, he went triumphantly to heaven.

At Rome, Saint Privatus, martyr, who was cured of ulcers by the blessed Pope Callistus. For the faith of Christ he was scourged to death with leaded whips, in the time of the emperor Alexander.

In the same place, Saint Stacteus, martyr.

In Africa, the Saints Martial, Lawrence, and twenty other martyrs.

At Antioch, in Pisidia, the holy martyrs Mark, shepherd, Alphius, Alexander, and Zosimus, his brothers, Nicon, Neon Heliodorus, and thirty soldiers, who were converted to Christ on seeing the miracles of blessed Mark, and were crowned with martyrdom in different places and in various manners.

The same day, the martyrdom of Saint Maximus, under the emperor Decius.

At Toulouse, Saint Exuperius, bishop and confessor. Saint Jerome bears to this blessed man a memorable testimony, relating how severe he was towards himself and how liberal towards others.

At Genoa, Saint Solomon, bishop and confessor.

At Brescia, Saint Silvinus, bishop.

The same day, the holy virgin Eustochium, daughter of blessed Paula, who was brought up at the manger of our Lord with other virgins, and being celebrated for merits, went to our Lord.

In Germany, Saint Lioba, virgin, renowned for 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