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 the place where, according to tradition, she died there is a fountain which is
said to have healing properties, especially for diseases of the eye. Until 1816 a
column marked the exact spot, but in that year a chapel was built in her honour.
According to St Asterius of Amasea (30 Oct.), who mentioned them in his
panegyric of the saint sometime between 380 and 410, there was a series of
frescoes depicting her torments on the walls of the great church erected in her
honour in ...
A basilica built there in their honour was the centre from which their enormously
popular cult spread throughout the Christian world. A wealthy pagan named
Rabboula is known to have prayed there in about 400, providing a useful
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St Antoninus martyr
ST GREGORY THE GREAT pope and doctor
St Marcellus martyr
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