Roman Martyrology, October 6th

This Day, the Sixth Day of October

In Calabria, Saint Bruno, confessor, founder of the Carthusian Order.

At Laodicea, the blessed bishop and martyr Sagar, one of the first disciples of the Apostle Saint Paul.

At Capua, the birthday of the holy martyrs Marcellus, Castus, Aemilius, and Saturninus.

At Agen, in France, the birthday of Saint Faith, virgin and martyr, whose example encouraged blessed Caprasius so much that he happily terminated his combat by martyrdom.

Also, Saint Erotis, martyr, who, being inflamed with the love of Christ, triumphed over the violence of the flames.

At Treves, the commemoration of almost numberless martyrs, who were put to death for the faith in various manners, under the governor Rictiovarus, in the persecution of Diocletian.

At Auxerre, Saint Eomanus, bishop and martyr.

At Oderzo, Saint Magnus, bishop, whose body rests at Venice.

At Naples, the decease of Saint Mary Frances of the Five Wounds of Our Lord, a nun of the Third Order of Saint Francis. On account of her reputation for virtues and the working of miracles, she was placed among the holy virgins by Pius IX.

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