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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There are still pilgrimages held in her honour in Fosses and Amay in Brittany.
Writing in the late nineteenth century, Mgr Guerin states that at Fosses, in the
diocese of Namur, peasants took blessed baguettes on 1 February and touched
What is certain is that a cult of a young martyr developed around his shrine at
Euchaita, later renamed Theodoropolis in his honour. The earliest account of his
passio tells that his legion was sent into winter quarters in Pontus, and he refused
He was born in Portugal, where he is held in great honour. A nephew of
Cresconius, bishop of Coimbra, he was destined for the priesthood from an early
age. After ordination he was priest and then archpriest in the town of Viseu,
where his ...
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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