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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Personally austere, he wore a hair shirt and lived on bread and water for as long
as his health permitted. He devised the practice of adding a short prayer to each
psalm in the psalter, which soon became a widespread form of devotion.
On his return to England he started a school in which both boys and girls could
be educated, an unusual step for the age in which he lived. The gift of the livings
attached to the churches of Sempringham and West Torrington in Lincolnshire ...
One of these lived earlier, but it is possible that details of all three lives have been
mingled. Sabinus was born at Canosa, of which he eventually became bishop.
He is mentioned in the Dialogues of St Gregory as friendly with St Benedict (11 ...
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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