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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Cogitosus tells that when she went to visit Bishop Ibar, "St Ibar rejoiced with great
gladness at the arrival of St Brigid, but he had no food for the arrival of the guest
except dry bread and the flesh of a pig. So Bishop Ibar and St Brigid ate bread ...
Kildare, Cill dara, means "church of the oak"; it had an altar resting on a massive
wooden beam to which miraculous healing powers were attributed; Cogitosus
described it as "fresh and green to the present day." Other aspects of the legends
The Lives are of relatively late composition, attributed to (1) Bishop Ultan
MacConcubar (d. 662); (2) the monk Chilian (d. 740); (3) "Cogitosus" (n.d.); (4) a
late anonymous source, possibly Donatus. They are ed. Jean Bolland in AA.SS.,
Feb., 1 ...
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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