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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He apparently ruled it well, as his monks were distressed when he was elected
bishop of Aleth some thirty miles to the east. Seeing that the population on the
isle of Aaron at the mouth of a major estuary, was increasing, John transferred his
His monks were to be "hermits" living in "deserts" and their model was St John
the Baptist. They renounced absolutely everything, even begging and preaching
or hearing sermons, and devoted their lives exclusively to liturgical and private ...
He was a canon of Winchester Cathedral for some years before becoming a
monk. He then crossed over to France to study at Fleury-sur-Loire (which claims
the relics of St Benedict; 1 1 July) and took the Benedictine habit there. It would
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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