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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jobs in the house and garden, but he was not at ease in a position of authority
and begged to be released. This was granted by the chapter of 1681. He was
authorized to dedicate himself wholly to the ministry of the confessional and
He was stretched out on a cross and the noose put round his neck when his
relatives begged him again to abjure. "I cannot," he replied. "Do not cry," he
added, "I am on my way to heaven." Joseph Tchang Ta-pong was beatified in
She begged never to be given a new habit, preferring to wear a second-hand
one. Her only possessions were a cushion, a spindle, and a metal box to hold the
skeins for her knitting. Sr Rebecca, however, still felt there was something in her ...
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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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ST DAVID OF WALES bishop
ST CHAD abbot and bishop
BD KATHARINE DREXEL foundress
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