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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A wealthy young widow, Madame Simart, joined the Congregation, bringing
much-needed furniture with her, and when she doubted her vocation decided
that she had to stay or the Sisters would have nothing to sit on! In 1861 the
Sexburga was in addition the sister of St Etheldreda, foundress and abbess of Ely
(23 June), and eventually retired to live under her sister's rule there, succeeding
her as abbess in 679. Ermengild's daughter Werburga, also commemorated as ...
... of Ely in succession to her sister, St Etheldreda (23 June), who had founded
the double monastery there. Ercongota joined two sainted aunts at the monastery
of Faremoutiers-en-Brie, near Meaux in France: these were St Sethrida (Saethrith
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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