Martyrology-April 11th
Roman Martyrology-April 11th-on this date in various years-

St. Leo the First, pope and confessor, who was surnamed the Great. His birthday falls on the 10th of November.

At Pergamum in Asia, the faithful witness, St. Antipas, who was mentioned by St. John in the Apocalypse. Under Emperor Domitian, he was enclosed in an ox made of brass that had been heated to redness, and thus completed his martyrdom.

At Salona in Dalmatia, the holy martyrs Domnio, bishop, and eight soldiers.

At Gortina in Crete, during the reign of Marcus Antoninus Verus and Lucius Aurelius Commodus, St. Philip, bishop, well known for his life and his teaching. He had defended the Church entrusted to his care against the fury of the heathen and the snares of the heretics.

At Nicomedia, the priest St. Eustorgius.

At Spoleto, St. Isaac, monk and confessor, whose virtues are recorded by Pope St. Gregory.

At Gaza in Palestine, in the time of Emperor Justinian, St. Barsanuphius, an anchoret.

At Luca in Etruria, St. Gemma Galgani, virgin, renowned for her contemplation of the Passion of our Lord, and for a life of holiness, and whom Pope Pius XII joined to the number of the Saints.

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

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