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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However, they should perhaps have referred instead to a martyr named
Nemesius and his companions who suffered in Alexandria. They are mentioned
in the Hieronymianum on this day, and Nemesius is probably identical with a
martyr who ...
In 1628 Ambrose took the Last Sacraments to St Edmund Arrowsmith (28 Aug.),
who was in prison awaiting execution. According to Challoner, after his death
Edmund appeared to Ambrose in a dream and told him: "I have suffered and now
When and why they were martyred is not known, but the earliest references
indicate that they suffered at Cyrrhus, north of Antioch, in Syria. Bishop Theodoret
of Cyrrhus (d. 458) referred to them as "illustrious athletes and generous martyrs.
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St Antoninus martyr
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St Marcellus martyr
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