Martyrology-March 13th
Roman Martyrology-March 13th-on this date in various years-

For 2016 The Sunday of the Passion.

At Cordova in Spain, the holy martyrs Ruderic, priest, and Solomon.

At Nicomedia, the birthday of the holy martyrs Macedonius, Patricia, his wife, and his daughter Modesta.

At Nicaea in Bithynia, the holy martyrs Theusetas and Horres, his son; Theodore, Nymphodora, Mark, and Arabia, who were all burned to death for Christ.

At Hermopolis in Egypt, the martyr St. Sabinus, who suffered many torments, and at last completed his martyrdom by being cast into a river.

In Persia, St. Christina, virgin and martyr.

At Camerino, St. Ansovinus, bishop and confessor.

In Thebais, the death of St. Euphrasia, virgin.

At Constantinople, the transferral of the body of St. Nicephorus, bishop of that city, and confessor. The body was returned from the island of Propontis in the Proconnesus, where his death occurred on the 5th of June while in exile for his reverence of sacred images. He was buried with honour by Bishop Methodius in the Church of the Holy Apostles on this the anniversary day of his exile.

And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.
R. Thanks be to God.

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