Butler's Lives of the Saints: September
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 was born in about 350 in Antioch, where his aristocratic father, Secundus,
was probably an officer in the army. Because Secundus died while his son was
still very young, the boy was brought up almost entirely by his mother, Anthusa, ...
While he was still making up his mind exactly where this was to be, a chance
meeting with a priest from Antioch named Evagrius influenced him in favour of
the East. He set off with three friends and reached Antioch sometime in 374. They
as to which of the three claimants to the see of Antioch he should support. When
the pope failed to reply promptly to his first letter, in which he had spoken of
church unity in terms of communion with the Bishop of Rome, Jerome wrote
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St Antoninus martyr
ST GREGORY THE GREAT pope and doctor
St Marcellus martyr
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