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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The Portuguese returned there in 1548-9 with mainly commercial missions, but
Bishop John of Albuquerque accompanied them in 1548 and baptized the first
Japanese Christians, and in 1549 St Francis Xavier (3 Dec.) accompanied them.
Old Christians in the Urukami valley and elsewhere still kept Franciscan names
and named St Francis in their Confiteor. Today they are still numbered in
thousands only, but the devout communities, mainly in Nagasaki and the islands
of the ...
Bd Ricerius (1236) On a date usually accepted as 15 August 1222 St Francis of
Assisi (4 Oct.) preached a famous sermon in Bologna. This, as related in chapter
27 of the Fioretti, so impressed two aristocratic students at the university there ...
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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