St. John Chrysostom
General Roman Calendar: St. John Chrysostom (Doctor)
This Day, the Thirteenth Day of September
At Alexandria, the birthday of blessed Philip, father of the virgin St. Eugenia. Resigning the dignity of prefect of Egypt, he obtained the grace of baptism. His successor, the prefect Terentius, caused him to be pierced through the throat with a sword, whilst he was praying.
Also, the holy martyrs Macrobius and Julian, who suffered under Licinius.
The same day, St. Ligorius, martyr, who living in the desert, was murdered by the Gentiles for the faith of Christ.
At Alexandria, St. Eulogius, a bishop, celebrated for learning and sanctity.
At Angers, in France, St. Mauritius, a bishop, renowned for numberless miracles.
At Sens, St. Amatus, bishop and confessor.
The same day, St. Venerius, confessor, a man of admirable sanctity, who led an eremitical life in the island of Palmaria.
In the monastery of Remiremont in France, St. Amatus, priest and abbot, illustrious for the virtue of abstinence and the gift of miracles.
And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.
Omnes sancti Mártyres, oráte pro nobis. (“All ye Holy Martyrs, pray for us”, from the Litaniae Sanctorum, the Litany of the Saints)
Response: Thanks be to God.