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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1603, followed in 1614 by a decree banishing all foreign missionaries, with the
threat that any Japanese who had any dealings with such were to be burned
alive. Some thirty-five missionaries defied the edict and remained in the country,
Bd Gabriel Taurin Dufresse, Martyr (1750-181 5) One of the most indefatigable of
the French missionaries to China in the eighteenth and early nineteenth
centuries, Gabriel was born at Lezoux, east of Clermont-Ferrand, on 8 December
Anyone wearing such a basket was not to be stopped or in any way disturbed by
the police, so missionaries found them useful. By 1838 the Korean Church had a
bishop, two priests — Pierre Philibert Mauban, from Vassy, south-west of Caen, ...
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St Antoninus martyr
ST GREGORY THE GREAT pope and doctor
St Marcellus martyr
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