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 ...
Several of the other miracle stories relate to the Augustinian custom of blessing
and distributing bread on Nicholas' feast-day. In his later years, when he was
already weakened by chronic illness, his superior encouraged him to take meat
From this slender base there developed an enormous hagiographical literature
with accompanying iconography that gathered strength with time. The passio was
reworked and translations were made, along with collections of the miracles ...
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St Antoninus martyr
ST GREGORY THE GREAT pope and doctor
St Marcellus martyr
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