Roman Martyrology-April 6th-on this date in various years-
At Milan, the passion of St. Peter, a martyr belonging to the Order of Preachers, who was slain by the heretics for his Catholic faith. His feast, however, is kept on the 29th of April.
In Moravia, the birthday of St. Methodius, bishop and confessor. Together with his brother, the bishop St. Cyril, whose birthday was the 14th of February, he converted many of the Slav races and their rulers to the faith of Christ. Their feast is celebrated on the 7th day of July.
In Macedonia, the holy martyrs Timothy and Diogenes.
In Persia, one hundred and twenty holy martyrs.
At Ascalon in Palestine, the passion of St. Platonides and two other martyrs.
At Carthage, St. Marcellin, who was slain by the heretics for defending the Catholic faith.
In Denmark, St. William, an abbot renowned for his saintly life and miracles.
And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.
R. Thanks be to God.