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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Despite her desire to be left on her own, she was joined by a group of five women
disciples, whom she eventually established as a properly constituted community
under a Rule inspired by St Augustine (28 Aug.) and St Ambrose (7 Dec.).
Building on this slender base, tradition assumed that every mention of a person
named Mark or John Mark in the New Testament must apply to the evangelist,
and so he was said to be the son of the woman in whose house the disciples
This need for the Christian to accept suffering as central to the Gospel message
may help to explain another feature of Mark's account, the way it highlights the
failure of the disciples to understand Jesus' teaching. On a number of occasions ...
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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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