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 finally arrived in the new mission field with a group of fellow-Jesuits later in
the same year. At first the work of evangelization went well, and large numbers of
the people received baptism. Then opposition from the local leaders grew, as
He returned to his trade until he met a Franciscan priest, Fr Francis de Torrez,
who was giving a parish mission in a neighbouring town. The priest was moved
by Julian's devoutness and enlisted him to help with the mission. Afterwards he ...
After another unsuccessful spell in Poitiers he left for Rome in 1706, hoping to
obtain permission from the pope to work on the foreign missions, especially in
Canada — a way of escape, no doubt, from the difficulties he met whenever he
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SS Agape Chionia and Irene martyrs
ST FRANCIS OF PAOLA founder
ST RICHARD OF CHICHESTER bishop
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