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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This may, though, be an extension of her protection against eruptions of Mount
Etna, because she is associated with Sicily, and her legend states that after her
death a flow of lava from Mount Etna was miraculously diverted by her silken veil
There are articles on their legends and their sources in Anal. Boll. 73 (1955), pp.
375-461; 74 (1956), pp. 189-240 (the "Italian Legend") and 441-69 (the "
Moravian Legend"). Further refs. in O.D.S.,p. 123; see also N.C.E.,4, pp. 379-81,
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These Acts, unreliable in themselves, were later further embellished with
miracles and legend until he became one of the three great warrior-saints. By the
tenth century the legend had become so complex that a second St Theodore, a
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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