Roman Martyrology, July 14th

This Day, the Fourteenth Day of July

At Lyons, the demise of Saint Bonaventure, Cardinal and bishop of Albano, confessor and doctor of the Order of Friars Minor, most celebrated for his learning and holiness of life.

At Rome, Saint Justus, soldier under the tribune Claudius. A miraculous cross appearing to him, he believed in Christ, was baptized, and bestowed his goods on the poor. Arrested afterwards by the prefect Magnetius, he was scourged, had a heated helmet put on his head, and was thrown into the fire, but without injury even to a hair of his head, Finally, he yielded up his soul in the confession of the Lord.

At Sinope, in Pontus, the martyr Saint Phocas, bishop of that city. Under the emperor Trajan, after having been imprisoned, bound, struck with the sword and exposed to the fire for Christ, he took his flight to heaven. His remains were brought to Vienne, in France, and deposited in the Church of the Holy Apostles.

At Alexandria, Saint Heraclas, bishop, whose fame was so great that the historian Africanus repaired to Alexandria to see him, as he himself testifies.

At Carthage, Saint Cyrus, bishop, on whose festival Saint Augustine spoke of him to his people.

At Como, Saint Felix, first bishop of that city. At Brescia, Saint Optatian, bishop.

At Daventry, in Belgium, Saint Marcellin, priest and confessor.

At Rome, Saint Camillus de Lellis, confessor, founder of the Clerks Regular who minister to the sick. Renowned for virtues and miracles, he was numbered among the saints by the Sovereign Pontiff, Benedict XIV.

At Lima in Peru, Saint Francis Solano, a priest and confessor of the Order of Friars Minor. He passed to the Lord in the West Indies, renowned for his preaching, miracles and virtues. Pope Benedict XIII placed him on the canon of the saints.

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