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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She bore her sufferings with great patience, "offering them up" through constant
meditation on the passion of Christ. She progressed rapidly in the religious life,
becoming successively novice-mistress and subprioress, and was then elected ...
In both East and West devotion to martyrdom became, following the example of
Polycarp, linked to imitation of Christ: the letter from the church of Smyrna, with its
clear parallels with the Gospels, first makes the express connection between ...
The first two are still standing, with the mosaics he commissioned, and over the
door of the first is the inscription: Liberatori suo beato Iohanni evangelistae
Hilarus episcopus famulus Christi, "Hilarus, bishop and servant of Christ, to his
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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