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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During the period of persecution that started in 1833 he was directed by his
superiors to take some of the native students for the priesthood and seek refuge
in Siam (modern Thailand). Despite the discouraging reverses that met him at
Despite the persecution the number of Christians in Japan reached some
300,000 by 1614. The first Japanese priests had been ordained in 1601.
Hideyoshi died in 1598, his death occasioning a renewed outbreak of wars
among local lords.
He came from a Greek family and was an officer in the Roman army. His
Christian friend Nearchus converted him to Christianity, and the two were
arrested, tortured, and condemned to death in the persecution initiated by Decius
, emperor from ...
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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