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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During the persecution of Maximinus (308-13) he, like many other Christians,
was blinded in one eye and made lame in one leg and then sent off to work in the
mines. When the persecution was over, he returned to his diocese bearing the ...
But in 1784 a wave of persecution started up and a spy reported Gabriel to the
mandarins. The first time he was arrested and imprisoned he managed to escape
and was taken in by a Christian family. But by harbouring a priest, families like ...
in The Memorial of the Saints, his account of those Christians who suffered in the
persecution that began in Spain in 850. Columba was born in Cordoba, the
youngest of a family of three. Her sister, Elizabeth, had, with her husband,
founded a ...
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St Antoninus martyr
ST GREGORY THE GREAT pope and doctor
St Marcellus martyr
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