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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They renounced absolutely everything, even begging and preaching or hearing
sermons, and devoted their lives exclusively to liturgical and private prayer. Great
stress was laid on material poverty, which may have been the reason for ...
Contemplation in his understanding tends to become detached from scripture
and doctrine and from the stages in the spiritual life leading up to it, "pure prayer"
being set apart from all other sorts of prayer and inevitably reserved to a tiny ...
She wanted her nuns to participate in a special way in the expiatory prayer of the
Church and instituted a continual rota of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament,
with nuns taking each other's place every half hour. She laid more emphasis on ...
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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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