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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... by allowing portraits of the English martyrs who had suffered to be included in
new frescoes in the English College in Rome, had "equipollently" beatified them,
so in fact recognition of his martyrdom came very shortly after his death.
Eusebius dates his martyrdom as taking place under Marcus Aurelius (161- 80),
but this is problematic, and it seems that an earlier date, during the reign of his
predecessor Antoninus Pius (138-61), is to be preferred: this was the traditional ...
In both East and West devotion to martyrdom became, following the example of
Polycarp, linked to imitation of Christ: the letter from the church of Smyrna, with its
clear parallels with the Gospels, first makes the express connection between ...
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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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