Butler's lives of the saints
Burns & Oates, 29 de juny 1999 - 293 pàgines
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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When St John Bosco (31 Jan.) began training youths as clergy to help him in his
work for neglected boys in Turin, Dominic's parish priest recommended him. An
interview took place at which Don Bosco was most deeply impressed by the boy:
They called him a sneak and told him to "run and tell Don Bosco" — showing how
little they knew Don Bosco, who would not tolerate tale-bearing. Likely enough
Dominic laughed it off; he was always ready for a laugh, and sometimes this got ...
Don Bosco relates a dream or a vision of Dominic some time after his death,
during which he asked his pupil what had given him the greatest consolation at
the moment of death. Dominic replied, "The help of the loving and powerful
Mother of ...
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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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In its original form, this work was a classic statement for a broad English-speaking audience; the publisher recently lightly updated and expanded it, republishing it in 12 volumes. This publication ... Llegeix la ressenya completa
ST DAVID OF WALES bishop
ST CHAD abbot and bishop
BD KATHARINE DREXEL foundress
No s’hi han mostrat 19 seccions