Butler's Lives of the Saints (Google eBook)

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Liturgical Press, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 237 pages
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One of the most well-known and relied-upon reference works of all time has been updated and revised! The twelve volumes of the revised "Butler's Lives of the Saints" correspond to the months of the year; each volume contains entries on saints with feast days in that month.

  

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Contents

SS Agape Chionia and Irene martyrs
1
ST FRANCIS OF PAOLA founder
11
ST RICHARD OF CHICHESTER bishop
17
ST VINCENT FERRER
30
St Prudentius bishop
36
ST JOHN BAPTIST DE LA SALLE founder
44
ST JULIE BILLIART foundress
58
St Waldetrude
66
St Simeon Barsabae bishop and Companions martyrs
116
St Alexander of Alexandria patriarch
123
St Leo IX pope
131
St Anicetus pope
138
ST ANSELM bishop and doctor
146
SS Soter and Caius popes
158
ST FIDELIS OF SIGMARINGEN martyr
172
ST MARK evangelist
180

ST STANISLAUS OF CRACOW bishop and martyr
77
St Julius I pope
84
ST MARTIN I pope and martyr
91
SS Tiburtius Valerius and Maximus martyrs
97
St Paternus of Wales abbot 10 2
102
St Optatus and Companions martyrs
109
St Richarius
187
ST PETER CHANEL martyr
195
ST CATHERINE OF SIENA doctor
206
ST PIUS V pope
220
Alphabetical List of Entries
234
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Page ix - ... while at the same time we are taught to know a most safe path by which, despite the vicissitudes of the world, and in keeping with the state of life and condition proper to each of us, we will be able to arrive at perfect union with Christ, that is, holiness. God shows to men, in a vivid way, his presence and his face in the lives of those companions of ours in the human condition who are more perfectly transformed into the image of Christ (cf.

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About the author (1999)

Paul Burns received his Degree of Engineering in electronic engineering from the University of South Australia. Burns is SpectruCell project manager at Advanced Communications Technologies in Melbourne, Australia and principal consultant for Simplexity Communications. He is a member or the IEEE.

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