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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1 ST BRIGID OF KILDARE, Abbess (c. 452-c. 524) Veneration of Brigid, or Bride (
Brid), in Ireland is second only to that of St Patrick (17 Mar.). In many ways she is
the type of figure who undoubtedly had a historical existence but whose life has ...
St Ermengild, Abbess (c. 700) Ermengild (or Ermenilda) belongs to a royal line
boasting a plenitude of saints. Her father was King Earconbert of Kent; her
mother was St Sexburga (who also died in 700; 6 July), who besides having two
... island of Sheppey and then became abbess of Ely in succession to her sister,
St Etheldreda (23 June), who had founded the double monastery there.
Ercongota joined two sainted aunts at the monastery of Faremoutiers-en-Brie,
near Meaux ...
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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