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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By 1551, when Francis returned to Goa, there were some one thousand converts,
all from the lower classes. Francis' Jesuit companion Fr Cosmas de Torres was
left in charge of these converts, who made up three Christian communities.
Nevertheless, in the ten years from 1587 the Jesuits made a further sixty-five
thousand converts. In 1588 Japan was finally elevated to a separate diocese,
with the bishop's residence at Funai. The Portuguese missionaries in Japan,
But he promised to treat them fairly, as they had come from so far; he gave them a
house in Canterbury and permission to preach and win converts. "At length,"
Bede says, Ethelbert himself was converted, after which the monks had "greater ...
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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