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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Where a date of death is known for such individuals, their name and brief details
are given in the paragraph headed "R.M." (for Roman Martyrology) at the end of
each day's entries. Some outstanding figures have been given separate entries: ...
On the death of Constantius his cousin Julian succeeded as emperor. His and
the subsequent reigns were to see Meletius banished and recalled several times,
as first Julian attempted to restore paganism, and then after he was killed in 363,
morning and died most cheerfully, to the edification of all beholders and the great
honour of the common cause, the very adversaries being confounded at his
constancy and little fear of death." Other accounts also remark on the fact that ...
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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