Butler's Lives of the Saints, Volum 8
For more than two centuries, "Butler's" has been one of the best known, most widely consulted hagiographies. In its brief and authoritative entries, readers can find a wealth of knowledge on the lives and deeds of the saints, as well as their ecclesiastical and historical importance since canonization.
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He had succeeded only in founding a convent of nuns at Scala, near Amalfi,
which followed his version of the Visitandine Rule. But one of the nuns, Sister
Mary Celeste, said the Rule the nuns ought to follow had been revealed to her
persuaded the powerful d'Andalo family of Bologna to found a small convent for
Dominican nuns. Bd Diana d'Andalo (9 June), whose vow of virginity had been
received by St Dominic himself, and four companions, all inexperienced in the ...
Clothaire ignored her piety at first, but eventually he found it trying and remarked
that he was married to a nun, not a queen, and that she was turning his court into
a monastery. When he murdered her brother in about 550, she fled the court.
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