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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Disciples joined him there, but they proved little better than the monks, so he
withdrew once more, this time to a wilderness near Siena, a remote and daunting
valley, called in Latin Stabulum Rhodis but in the vernacular Malavalla, "bad
Leaving there after a year, she joined the household of Countess Fe-Vitali in San
Gervasio d'Adda in the district of Cremona, where she was to stay for ten years.
At the end of this time she made the acquaintance of Fr Francesco Spinelli, and ...
She was a great grand-daughter of St Ethelbert of Kent (24 Feb., below) and
daughter of King Erconbert of Kent and his wife, St Sexburga (6 July), who after
her husband's death joined the nuns she had established at Minster on the island
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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