Roman Martyrology, June 8th

This Day, the Eighth Day of June

At Aix, in France, Saint Maximin, first bishop of that city, who is said to have been a disciple of our Lord.

The same day, Saint Calliopa, martyr, who, for the faith of Christ, had her breasts cut off, her flesh burned, was rolled on broken pottery, and being lastly decapitated, received the palm of martyrdom.

At York, in England, Saint William, archbishop and confessor, who, among other miracles wrought at his tomb, raised three persons from the dead. He was placed in the calendar of the Saints by Honorius III.

At Soissons, in France, the birthday of Saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, whose life and precious death are illustrated by glorious miracles.

At Rouen, Saint Gildard, bishop, brother of Saint Medard. They were born on the same day, consecrated bishops at the same time, and being taken away from this life also on the same day, they entered heaven together.

At Sens, Saint Heraclius, bishop.

At Metz, Saint Clodulphus, bishop.

In the March of Ancona, Saint Severin, bishop of Stepternpeda.

In Sardinia, Saint Sallustian, confessor.

At Camerino, Saint Victorinus, confessor.

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