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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A few days later, as the Fathers were keeping the vigil of Palm Sunday in church,
there arrived two sturdy monks covered with sweat from their efforts to get there,
sent by the Fathers of the Old Laura to warn them that the Arabs were coming in ...
634-87) At Pentecost in the year 563 St Columba (9 June) arrived in Scotland
with twelve other Irish monks. There, already established in the region of
Dalriada, was a community of Irish settlers, among them kinsmen of his own clan,
family. He became a monk not at Lindisfarne as might have been expected but at
its daughter-house of Melrose, whose prior, Boisil, he must have known and
esteemed, since it was his presence there that determined his choice of
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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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