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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St Peter of Poitiers, Bishop (1115) In 1087 Peter was elected bishop of Poitiers.
He had already gained a reputation for holiness and firmness as archdeacon of
the diocese, traits which were to be the hallmarks of his years as a bishop. He
These accounts say his family was descended from an original Norman
conqueror of the Canaries, John de Bethencourt, and hence the "Betancur"
usually attached to Peter's name. Whichever date of birth is the correct one, we
know that in ...
Peter kept a diary, noting his slow progress in learning the language, the strange
customs of the people, his journeys, and visits to the sick. The entries are marked
by a realistic appreciation of the difficulties facing the missionaries and a ...
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SS Agape Chionia and Irene martyrs
ST FRANCIS OF PAOLA founder
ST RICHARD OF CHICHESTER bishop
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