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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He entered a local Franciscan house to try his vocation, but the harsh austerities
and unusual devotions he practised persuaded the superiors that he was
mentally unstable, and so they dismissed him. He returned to his trade until he
met a ...
He was one of the followers of Angelo Clareno and the Spiritual Franciscans,
whose views on absolute poverty were condemned; as a result, Thomas spent
some time in prison. On his release in 1289 he was inspired by the same
He was a brilliant student and seemed cut out for a successful university career.
At the age of twenty-six, however, he gave up his fortune and joined the
Observant Franciscans, taking the name of Mark in religion. He became a priest
and was ...
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SS Agape Chionia and Irene martyrs
ST FRANCIS OF PAOLA founder
ST RICHARD OF CHICHESTER bishop
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