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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14 SS CYRIL (827-69), and METHODIUS, Bishop (815-84) These brothers (of
whom Cyril was the younger but is placed first because he died earlier) have
long been venerated as apostles of the southern Slavs and fathers of Slavonic
St Theodore Tiro (c. 306) He is the subject of an early panegyric attributed to St
Gregory of Nyssa (10 Jan.), which implores his patronage, asking him "as a
soldier [to] defend us." On the basis of this he came to be venerated with SS
Some of his relics are claimed by Billom in the Auvergne, where he is venerated
as St Cerneuf. He features as the day's "forgotten saint" in the collection by R.
Cammilleri, Santi dimenticati (1996). St Ercongota (c . 660) Ercongota (
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St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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