Butler's Lives of the Saints
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To these must be added the monk-bishops SS Chad of Lichfield (2nd) and
Cuthbert of Lindisfarne (20th) as of special interest to the English-speaking world.
Cuthbert's Lives are generally too stereotyped to be convincing, but his popularity
... (550) St Siviard, abbot of St Gales, region of Le Mans (c. 680) St Leo, apostle of
the Baionenses, Gascoigne (ninth century) St Rudesind, bishop of Cella Nueva,
Galicia (977) St Leo Luke, abbot of Mount Mula, Calabria (c. 1000) ST CHAD ...
ST CHAD, Abbot and Bishop (672) Chad came from a close-knit Northumbrian
family, of whom four brothers were to become outstanding priests, two of them
bishops. A disciple of Aidan (31 Aug.), he presumably spent some time or was ...
Wilfrid meanwhile had returned to Northumbria, found Chad acting as bishop,
and retired to his monastery of Ripon. In 669 Theodore of Tarsus (19 Sept.),
appointed archbishop of Canterbury in succession to Deusdedit, arrived in
Chad was buried near the church of St Mary. Before long his bones were
translated to the church of St Peter, on the site of the present Lichfield Cathedral.
Miracles were reported in both places, and his cult spread. Above his grave in
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ST JOHN DE BREBEUF martyr
ST CYRIL OF JERUSALEM bishop and doctor
ST CUTHBERT bishop
St Nicholas Owen martyr
St Hildelith abbess
St Peter of Sebaste bishop
St Pacian of Barcelona bishop 82 St Catherine of Bologna
St Sophronius patriarch of Jerusalem
St Pionius martyr
St Hesychius of Jerusalem
St Stephen of Mar Saba