Butler's Saint for the Day by Paul Burns

By Paul Burns

Increase on a daily basis with types for Christian dwelling drawn from the authoritative 12 quantity Butler's Lives of the Saints. tailored right into a unmarried quantity for day-by-day devotional analyzing, Butler's Saint for the Day positive factors the lifetime of one saint or blessed for every day of the 12 months. initially released because the New Concise version of Butler's, this revision places even more emphasis on twentieth century figures. the choices additionally replicate the overdue John Paul II's cognizance to holy women and men all through the area, particularly the Americas.

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And since I did not wish to remain there, but fled to another village where a pious layman helped me out by selling my work, it happened that a certain young girl got herself into trouble and became pregnant. " So I worked day and night in order to make her a living. But when the poor thing's time was up, for several days she was tormented by labour pains and could not bring forth her child. And when she was asked about it she said, "I pinned the crime on that hermit when he was innocent. " ...

But when the poor thing's time was up, for several days she was tormented by labour pains and could not bring forth her child. And when she was asked about it she said, "I pinned the crime on that hermit when he was innocent. " ... Hearing this, and fearing that people would come and bother me, I quickly made off and came to this place. 28 19 January This happened when Macarius was about thirty years old, and the story shows him as having achieved a high degree of the peace of soul that hermits sought to achieve by self-denial.

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