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At Carthage, the birthday of Saints Perpetua and Felicity, martyrs. St. Augustine relates that Felicity being with child, her execution was deferred , according to the law, until after her delivery. He states that while she was in labour, she mourned, and when cast to the beasts, she rejoiced. With them suffered Satyrus, Saturninus, Revocatus, and Secundulus, the last of whom died in prison; the others were delivered to the beasts, all during the reign of Severus. The feast of Saints Perpetua and Felicity was celebrated yesterday.

At Caesarea in Palestine, the passion of St. Eubulus, who was a companion of St. Adrian. Two days after the latter’s death, he was mangled by the lions and put to death by the sword. He was the last of all those who received the crown of martyrdom in that city.

At Nicomedia, St. Theophilus, bishop, who was driven into exile for the veneration of sacred images, and died there.

At Pelusium in Egypt, St. Paul, bishop, who died in exile for the same cause.

At Brescia, St. Gaudiosus, bishop and confessor.

In Thebais, St. Paul, surnamed the Simple.

And elsewhere in divers places, many other holy martyrs, confessors, and holy virgins.