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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Jordan was clothed with the Dominican habit at the priory of Saint-Jacques in
Paris on Ash Wednesday of 1220, and he very soon rose to prominence in the
Order. While still a deacon he was summoned to the first general chapter of the
There Jordan had a relapse of his fever and had to submit to convalescing in
considerable comfort in the bishop's palace. Meanwhile the convent at St Agnes
was growing in numbers and had "outside friends" associated with it — the
He had studied at Paris and probably also at Bologna and was in spirit very close
to Jordan. As papal legate in Lom- bardy he had overseen and protected the
rapid growth of the Order there. On 29 March 1227 he granted the Dominicans ...
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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