Roman Martyrology, April 19th

This Day, the Nineteenth Day of April

The birthday of Saint Timon, one of the first seven deacons, who taught first at Berea. Afterwards while preaching the word of the Lord at Corinth, he was delivered to the flames by the Jews and the Greeks; but remaining uninjured, he ended his martyrdom by crucifixion.

At Melitine, in Armenia, the holy martyrs Hermogenes, Caius, Expeditus, Aristonicus, Rufus and Galatas, crowned on the same day.

At Collioure, in Spain, the holy martyr Vincent.

The same day, the holy martyrs Socrates and Denis, who were transpierced with lances.

At Jerusalem, Saint Paphnutius, martyr.

At Canterbury, in England, Saint Elphege, bishop and martyr.

At Antioch, in Pisidia, Saint George, a bishop, who died in exile for the worship of sacred images.

At Rome, Pope Saint Leo IX, illustrious for his virtues and miracles.

In the monastery of Lobbes, Saint Ursmar, bishop.

At Florence, Saint Crescent, confessor, disciple of the blessed bishop Zenobius.

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