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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23 ST POLYCARP, Bishop and Martyr (c. 69- c. 155) Genuine and ancient Acts of
martyrs bear witness to a historical sense surviving in the first centuries of the
Church amidst a welter of apocryphal writings and legends. In such literature the
These facts are attested by all the churches of Asia and by the successors of
Polycarp to this day" (3, 3). Here Irenaeus points up not only Polycarp's role as "
Apostolic Father" and the importance of his witness but also his influence on the ...
In both East and West devotion to martyrdom became, following the example of
Polycarp, linked to imitation of Christ: the letter from the church of Smyrna, with its
clear parallels with the Gospels, first makes the express connection between ...
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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