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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Their first monastery — subsequently called the Old Monastery — was built on
the banks of a river at what is now the village of Saint-Momelin. As the plot was
narrow as well as marshy, it soon became inadequate for the numbers who came
saying that Finnian should not leave the monastery for anyone but God, who had
favoured him above them all. From Clonard Kieran went to Inis Mor in the Aran
Islands, where he spent seven years as a monk under St Enda (21 Mar.) and was
Sadalberga took this as a sign that she should enter a monastery, and for two
years she lived a life of prayer and fasting under the guidance of Eustace.
However, at the insistence of her father, who was afraid of offending the king,
Dagobert I, ...
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