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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... eleventh century) St George the Younger, pilgrim of Constantinople (tenth
century) Bd John Baptist Righi, O.F.M. of Massaccio (1539) Bd Dominic Cam,
martyr (1859); see "The Martyrs of Vietnam," 2 Feb. 12 St Pionius, Martyr (? 250)
12 St Pionius, Martyr (? 250) Pionius was a priest of Smyrna and a true heir of the
spirit of St Polycarp (23 Feb.), whose memory he revered. He was an eloquent
man, well read both in profane literature and in the scriptures, a teacher, and ...
While the firewood was being piled about him, Pionius closed his eyes so that it
was thought that he had fainted, but he was praying silently. He opened his eyes
finally and said, "Amen," his face quite radiant as the flames leapt about him.
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ST DAVID OF WALES bishop
ST CHAD abbot and bishop
BD KATHARINE DREXEL foundress
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