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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... preached a famous sermon in Bologna. This, as related in chapter 27 of the
Fioretti, so impressed two aristocratic students at the university there that they
came forward and offered to join the Friars Minor. One of these was Ricerius (
He saw the Order of Friars Preachers (rather than the largely illiterate
Franciscans) as his chief weapon in stamping out heresy and establishing peace
and true doctrine everywhere. He had studied at Paris and probably also at
Bologna and ...
Word of her revelations inevitably excited envy as well as admiration: rumours
that her relations with the friars were not as pure as they should be circulated,
bringing contempt on her and restrictions on the movements of the friars.
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We are transformed by the people we have been transmuted from herein portrayed. A lovely book of stories of places we have been and will forever inhabit. Their stories are our stories. Llegeix la ressenya completa
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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