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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He was the Cistercian abbot of Fitero, in the region of Toledo, then capital of
Christian Spain, in late 1157 or early 1158, when King Sancho I of Castile was in
Toledo. The Moors were threatening the outpost town of Calatrava, which was ...
Relatively freed from family responsibilities, Joan became a Cistercian nun,
joining the convent of Les Feuillantes in Toulouse. This was in 1603, when she
was forty-seven years old. This step was opposed by her son and made despite
The foundation grew, and acting on the advice of William, the first abbot of
Rievaulx (see St Aelred of Rievaulx, 12 Jan.), Gilbert added first lay sisters and
then lay brothers to work the land, following the pattern established by the
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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