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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1083-1189) Gilbert was born physically handicapped, and so he was unable to
follow in the footsteps of his father, a Norman knight named Jocelin. He instead
joined the ranks of the clergy and went to pursue his higher studies in France.
Her father was unable to feel any affection for her because of her appearance
and at one point even tried to kill her. She was betrothed at the age of eight days
— a mere pawn in dynastic intrigues — and in 1476 was married to her father's ...
Known as Panchito in the family, Francisco was born with crippled legs, which
caused his father to regard him as likely to be always a burden on the family. His
mother, though, always trusted that he would in time grow strong. She took care
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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