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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The austerities practised by the small community were extreme, and Stephen,
though he had a gentle and kindly nature, was rigid in enforcing them. All their
time was spent in prayer, reading, and manual labour, and they never ate until ...
31 St Stephen of Mar Saba (794) The semi-eremitical laura of Mar Saba was the
most famous of all the monasteries in Palestine, according to Cyril of Scythopolis.
Founded by St Sabas (5 Dec.) in the fifth century, it was first and foremost a ...
providence seemed to wish to point a finger in Stephen's direction. When a
certain monk was lamenting that Stephen could not be compared with Martyrios,
he saw Stephen's cell flooded with light. Since no fire was found, the
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ST DAVID OF WALES bishop
ST CHAD abbot and bishop
BD KATHARINE DREXEL foundress
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