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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Bd Peter Geremia (1399-1452) Peter was born in Palermo in Sicily, the son of
Arduin, a jurist and fiscal agent to King Alfonso I. At the age of eighteen he was
sent to the university of Bologna to study law and eventually follow in his father's
26 St Peter of Sebaste, Bishop (c. 391) Peter was the youngest of the ten children
of St Basil the Elder and St Emmelia, and one of a remarkable family of saints.
His grandmother was St Macrina the Elder (14 Jan.), who had been guided in the
St Peter Regalado (1390-1456) Peter Regalado was born in Valladolid in Spain
to a noble family of Jewish extraction. He was still an infant when his father died
and only in his thirteenth year when he obtained his mother's permission to enter
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ST DAVID OF WALES bishop
ST CHAD abbot and bishop
BD KATHARINE DREXEL foundress
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