Roman Martyrology, October 15th

This Day, the Fifteenth Day of October

At Avila, in Spain, Saint Theresa, virgin, mother and mistress of the Carmelite Brothers and Sisters of the Strict Observance.

At Rome, on the Aurelian road, Saint Fortunatus, martyr.

At Cologne, the birthday of three hundred holy martyrs, who terminated their combat in the persecution of Maximian.

At Carthage, Saint Agileus, martyr, on whose birthday Saint Augustine preached his panegyric.

In Prussia, Saint Bruno, bishop of the Euthenians and martyr, who, preaching the Gospel in that region, was arrested by impious men, had his hands and feet cut off and was beheaded.

At Lyons, Saint Antiochus, bishop, who entered the heavenly kingdom after having courageously fulfilled the duties of the high station to which he had been called.

At Treves, Saint Severus, bishop and confessor.

At Strasburg, Saint Aurelia, virgin.

At Cracow, Saint Hedwiges, duchess of Poland, who devoted herself to the service of the poor, and was renowned for miracles. She was inscribed among the saints by Pope Clement IV, and Innocent XI permitted her feast to be celebrated on the 17th of this month.

In Germany, Saint Thecla, abbess.

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