Butler's Lives of the Saints

Butler's Lives of the Saints

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This new concise Butler's provides an essay on one saint for each day of the month, using the twelve-volume full edition of Butler's Lives of the Saints as a source. Selections are made from both categories of Saint" and *Blessed - - canonized and beatified, allowing for the increasing proportion of women and of new- and third-world holy people.

Completely rewritten in a popular style, this volume also has more *spiritual - appeal than the full edition. A prayer and intercessory reflection is included after each entry, which lend themselves to family or small-group meditation as well as to individual devotion. The volume also suggests baptismal/confirmation names for the day's commemorations or for inclusion in prayers.

Paul Burns is the general editor of the Butler's Lives of the Saints series published by Liturgical Press.

Publisher: Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical Press, 2003.
Edition: New concise ed.
ISBN: 9780814629031
Branch Call Number: 282.0922 But
Characteristics: xiv, 625 p. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Burns, Paul 1934-


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