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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10 ST JOHN OGILVIE, Martyr (1580-1615) John Ogilvie was born in Drum, near
Keith in Scotland, in 1580. His father, Walter Ogilvie, was the baron of Drum-na-
Keith; he owned large territories in Banffshire and was the head of the younger ...
The last two Jesuits working in Scotland were obliged to leave in 1611. John
Ogilvie wished to undertake the mission to Scotland, now more perilous than
ever. He was less oblivious of the dangers than Aquaviva, the general of the
Order, who ...
Ogilvie's fate was sealed. His jailer, suspected of too great a fondness for him,
was changed; even the archbishop's wife, found to be conquered by the Jesuit's
charm, was sent away to Edinburgh. The public, informed by the gossip of the
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ST DAVID OF WALES bishop
ST CHAD abbot and bishop
BD KATHARINE DREXEL foundress
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