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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His personal life was extremely austere; he fasted cheerfully and added extra
hours of prayer to the canonical offices, which meant that he often had no sleep
at all. Even on journeys he held to his rigorous schedule. He travelled through ...
Her nights were given to prayer. It was with difficulty that she was persuaded,
when nominated by Pope Gregory IX, to accept the dignity of abbess. St Clare
was overjoyed to hear of the progress of the young nun and wrote her
He came to regard his captivity as a blessing, his life of prayer as pure, unmerited
grace. There is no mention of friendships formed, of conversations held with
those of his own age, of any attempt to kindle in others the fire that burned within
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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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