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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Though she did not grasp it at the time, it was Pope Leo who first encouraged her
to be a missionary. From the age of fourteen she had always thought of
embracing the religious life but leaned rather to the contemplative, cloistered life.
17 ST PATRICK, Bishop (Fifth Century) Christianity came to south-east Ireland
very early on, brought there either by British or Gaulish traders and missionaries.
In 431, before the arrival of St Patrick, St Palladius (7 July) had been sent by
Consultant on English Martyrs. JOHN HARWOOD. Librarian of the Missionary
Institute in London and course lecturer on the Orthodox churches. Consultant on
Eastern and Orthodox saints. DOM ERIC HOLLAS, O.S.B. Monk of St John's
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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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