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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Born in 1873, he had been in China only seven months. He was caught by the
Boxers on 4 July 1900 as he was trying to consume the Blessed Sacrament to
prevent its desecration; he was beaten, then wrapped in cloth soaked in oil,
They tried to get the orphans to safety but were turned back and, after being
almost trapped by flames from burning houses, were taken to the Inn. Their
superior was Hermina Grivot: born in Burgundy in 1866, she possessed a
Born in 1839 and professed in 1859, he read philosophy at Bologna and
theology at Parma, was ordained in 1859, and joined the China mission in 1866.
Fluent in Chinese, he preached at the China synods held in 1880 and 1885. He
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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