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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2 ST FRANCIS OF PAOLA, Founder (1416-1507) Francis was born at Paola in
Calabria, southern Italy. His parents, Giacomo Alessio (usually known as
Martolilla) and Vienna di Fuscaldo, were small farmers of modest means. They
We have nothing in Francis' own words about his spiritual development or
methods of prayer and meditation, but the ... In 1492 he changed the name of the
Order from the Hermits of St Francis to the Friars Minims to indicate publicly that
At the end of his novitiate he went to Assisi to gain the Portiuncula indulgence
and met Brother Leo, who had been secretary and confessor to St Francis (4 Oct.)
. It appears that it was Leo who persuaded Francis to write a learned defence of ...
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SS Agape Chionia and Irene martyrs
ST FRANCIS OF PAOLA founder
ST RICHARD OF CHICHESTER bishop
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