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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would eventually rule Bohemia and die as a martyr. Because Ratislav's wife,
Drahomira, was only nominally Christian, Ludmila, with Ratislav's blessing,
assumed responsibility for Wenceslas' upbringing and education. A kind, gentle,
and also ...
28 ST WENCESLAS, Martyr (c. 907-29) When Wenceslas (Vaclav — the name
means "greater glory") became duke of Bohemia in 922, Christianity was still not
firmly established in the country. Sixty years earlier the brothers SS Cyril and ...
Young as he was, Wenceslas proved to be an upright and decisive ruler. And
although he relied much on the clergy for advice, his mother, whom he recalled
from her banishment in Budec, seems to have made no further attempt to oppose
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St Antoninus martyr
ST GREGORY THE GREAT pope and doctor
St Marcellus martyr
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