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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In 593 Gregory was asked by some of his friends to create a compendium of the
miracle stories associated with Italian saints. One of the people he approached
for help was Maximian, bishop of Syracuse, whom he asked in particular for ...
Refusing physical comfort to the end, he is said to have asked his monks to take
him up onto the Little Hill to die. When they asked him what they should do during
the persecution he assured them would come, he urged them to preserve his ...
He would drop dishes and piles of plates on the refectory floor, forget to do things
he had been asked to do, and fail to build and tend the fire in the refectory. When
a rich uncle rejected his appeals for help he returned home in despair.
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St Antoninus martyr
ST GREGORY THE GREAT pope and doctor
St Marcellus martyr
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