Butler's Lives of the Saints: April
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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This he did in 1859 in Louvain, taking the name Damien in religion. At first his
superiors would only allow him to be a lay brother, as he seemed to lack
sufficient education to be a priest. He was deeply disappointed by their decision,
but his ...
This last accusation arose from the belief of the day that leprosy was most
commonly transmitted by sexual contact, and so, when Damien eventually
contracted the disease, he was accused of having broken his vows. As a result,
on the orders ...
By about October 1885 Damien seems to have overcome these initial feelings of
fear and desolation and could write about his peaceful resignation to God's will: "
The good God knows what is best for my sanctification and every day I say an ...
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We are transformed by the people we have been transmuted from herein portrayed. A lovely book of stories of places we have been and will forever inhabit. Their stories are our stories. Llegeix la ressenya completa
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SS Agape Chionia and Irene martyrs
ST FRANCIS OF PAOLA founder
ST RICHARD OF CHICHESTER bishop
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