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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more eminent place, and Goscelin, who wrote an account of the ceremony,
records that "a mighty blast of fragrance" came out and swept through the whole
monastery. The tomb was opened again in 1915, and a full record of the findings
... reproduced in the late- eleventh-century Life by Goscelin, according to which
she was a beautiful girl who rejected many suitors including several princes,
saying that she had vowed herself to the Lord Jesus Christ. Chief among her
Another legend recounted by Goscelin, which accounts for her main emblem of a
goose, tells that when a flock of wild geese devastated the crops at Weedon, she
had them locked up. Next morning one was missing, and she discovered that it ...
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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