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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The man's fate comes to the ears of Brigid, who hastens to the court in her chariot
. On the way, a fox jumps in and settles in her clothing. Arrived at the court, the fox
shows itself capable of the same skills as the dead one; the king relents and ...
It has been suggested that the "nuns and holy women" of Kildare were
descendants of a college of women who formerly attended the shrine of the
goddess Brigid there. Kildare, Cill dara, means "church of the oak"; it had an altar
resting on a ...
In the twelfth-century Black Book of Carmarthen there is an invocation in Welsh:
Sanffreid suynade ni undeith, "St Brigid, bless us on our journey." Oengus the
Culdee has the following couplet (cited in The Irish Saints): Brigid ban, bale
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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