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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So the renaming was to replace a pagan tradition with a Christian one. In about
630 King Dagobert I (reigned 629-39) appointed him bishop of Verdun, giving
him land, the rents from which enabled him to appoint a staff of clergy. In this way
He sent out an edict requiring all citizens to sacrifice to the Roman gods,
apparently intending to secure a mass return to the old pagan observance rather
than to initiate a perscution of Christians. Everyone was required to produce a
In Gaza, he was accused by the pagans of bringing a drought on the area, their
god Mamas having foretold that his arrival would portend calamity. No rain fell for
two months after his arrival, and the pagans gathered in the temple of Mamas ...
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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