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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He managed, moreover, to reorganize the scattered Christian communities;
within fifteen years he had established three separate vicariates in Cochin China,
each served by about twenty priests: when he had arrived as vicar apostolic there
He had seen the first Dominican students arrive at Paris and been impressed by
their asceticism and apostolic zeal. He knew of Dominic's foundations in Rome
and Bologna, then the leading centre of juridical studies in Europe.
This was to come about in 1918, when the superior of the College of Foreign
Missions in Paris persuaded the pope to split the apostolic vicariate of
Kwangtung (Canton and surrounding area) into two, entrusting the northern
portion, with its ...
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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