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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Accounts of her life tend, as do so many Celtic and other medieval Lives, to follow
a pattern drawn from the gospel accounts of Jesus' life. So her birth is foretold by
a Druid; she has early saintly mentors, in the persons of St Maccaille and St ...
... preaching and missionary work, preaching at least "two or three and
sometimes even seven or ten times a day. Neither bad roads nor rain or snow
could stop him, so great was his desire to win souls for Jesus Christ" (Aureole
The account of him staying calmly in a nearby farm clearly has echoes of Jesus
waiting to be betrayed and taken in the garden of Gethsemane, and the whole of
the rest of the story provides the basis for the concept of the martyr as identified ...
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We are transformed by the people we have been transmuted from herein portrayed. A lovely book of stories of places we have been and will forever inhabit. Their stories are our stories. Llegeix la ressenya completa
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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