Butler's Lives of the Saints: February
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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10 ST SCHOLASTICA (547) All the information available concerning the sister of
St Benedict (11 July) comes, as indeed does the information about Benedict
himself, from the Dialogues of St Gregory the Great (3 Sept.). These were written
He adopted an extremely austere rule of life, which owed more to the earlier
Rules of Pachomius (14 May) and Basil (2 Jan.), of which he made a special
study, than to that of St Benedict (11 July) himself. He refused the abbacy when
the then ...
Supervisory commissions, over which Benedict presided, were to be sent to the
monasteries, starting on 1 September 817, to see that the reforms were carried
out. His measures were codified in the Capitula of Aachen, which were
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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