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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Her mother died when Gemma was eight, and in 1897, when her father died, she
went to live with Cecilia Giannini, who looked after her and treated her as an
adopted daughter. She wanted desperately to join the Passionist Sisters, but her
tinued to support him. He had also to counter the activities of the Cathar heretics
who had established themselves in northern Italy, and he was preaching against
the evils of heresy when he collapsed in the pulpit of the cathedral and died.
He died on their way home, and the servant to whom he had entrusted his money
and his daughter absconded and left her penniless in Tyre. After several
adventures she made it back to Europe, still pretending to be a boy. More
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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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