The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Other Principal Saints

The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Other Principal Saints

Volume II: February

Rev. Alban Butler


Bibliographic Record

February I.
St. Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch, Martyr
St. Pionius, Priest and Martyr
St. Bridgit, or Bridget, Virgin and Abbess, Patroness of Ireland
St. Kinnia, Virgin, of Ireland
St. Sigebert II., French King of Austrasia, Confessor
February II.
The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary
St. Laurence, Archbishop of Canterbury
February III.
St. Blase, Bishop and Martyr
St. Anscharius, Archbishop of Hamburg and Bremen, Confessor
St. Wereburge, Virgin and Abbess, in England, Patroness of Chester
St. Margaret, Virgin, in England
February IV.
St. Andrew Corsini, Bishop and Confessor
St. Phileas, and St. Philoromus, Bishop of Thmuis, Martyrs
St. Gilbert, Abbot, Founder of the Gilbertins
St. Jean, Joan, or Joanna, of Valois, Queen of France
St. Isidore of Pelusium, Priest
St. Rembert, Archbishop of Bremen, Confessor
St. Modan, Abbot in Scotland, Confessor
St. Joseph of Leonissa, Confessor
February V.
St. Agatha, Virgin and Martyr
The Martyrs of Japan
Appendix on the Martyrs of China
SS. Martyrs of Pontus, under Dioclesian
St. Avitus, Archbishop of Vienne, Confessor
St. Alice, or Adelaide, Virgin and Abbess
St. Abraamius, Bishop of Arbela, Martyr
February VI.
St. Dorothy, Virgin and Martyr
St. Vedast, Bishop of Arras, Confessor
St. Amandus, Bishop and Confessor
St. Barsanuphius, Anchoret
February VII.
St. Romuald, Abbot and Confessor, Founder of the Order of Camaldoli
St. Richard, King in England, and Confessor
St. Theodorus of Heraclea, Martyr
St. Tresain, or Tresanus, Priest and Confessor
St. Augulus, Bishop in England, and Martyr
February VIII.
St. John of Matha, Confessor, Founder of the Order of the Trinitarians
St. Stephen of Grandmont, Abbot
Appendix to the Life of St. Stephen of Grandmont
St. Paul, Bishop of Verdun, Confessor
St. Cuthman, in England, Confessor
February IX.
St. Apollonia, Virgin and Martyr
St. Nicephorus, Martyr
St. Theliau, Bishop in England, and Confessor
St. Ansbert, Archbishop of Rouen in 695, Confessor
St. Attracta, or Tarahata, Virgin, in Ireland
St. Erhard, Abbot and Confessor, Native of Scotland
February X.
St. Scholastica, Virgin
St. Soteris, Virgin and Martyr
St. William of Maleval, Hermit, and Institutor of the Order of Gulielmites
St. Erlulph, Bishop and Martyr, Native of Scotland
February XI.
SS. Saturninus, Dativus, and Others, Martyrs of Africa
St. Severinus, Abbot of Agaunum
St. Theodora, Empress
February XII.
St. Benedict of Anian, Abbot
St. Meletius, Patriarch of Antioch, Confessor
St. Eulalia, Virgin, of Barcelona, Martyr
St. Antony Cauleas, Patriarch of Constantinople, Confessor
February XIII.
St. Catharine de Ricci, Virgin
St. Licinius, Bishop of Angers, Confessor
St. Polyeuctus, Martyr
St. Gregory II. Pope and Confessor
St. Martinianus, Hermit at Athens
St. Modomnoc, or Dominick, of Ossory, Bishop and Confessor
St. Stephen, Abbot
B. Roger, Abbot and Confessor
February XIV.
St. Valentine, Priest and Martyr
St. Maro, Abbot
St. Abraames, Bishop of Carres
St. Auxentius, Hermit
St. Conran, Bishop of Orkney, Confessor
February XV.
SS. Faustinus and Jovita, Martyrs
St. Sigefride, or Sigfrid, Bishop, Apostle of Sweden
February XVI.
St. Onesimus, Disciple of St. Paul
SS. Elias, Jeremy, Isaias, Samuel, Daniel, and Other Holy Martyrs at Cæsarea, in Palestine
St. Juliana, Virgin and Martyr
St. Gregory X. Pope and Confessor
St. Tanco, or Tatta, Bishop and Martyr, Native of Scotland
February XVII.
St. Flavian, Archbishop of Constantinople, Martyr
SS. Theodulus and Julian, Martyrs
St. Silvin of Auchy, Bishop and Confessor
St. Loman, or Luman, Bishop in Ireland, Confessor
St. Fintan, Abbot of Cluain-Ednech, in Ireland
February XVIII.
St. Simeon, Bishop of Jerusalem, Martyr
SS. Leo and Paregorius, Martyrs
February XIX.
St. Barbatus, or Barbas, Bishop of Benevento, Confessor
February XX.
SS. Tyrannio, Bishop of Tyre, Zenobius, and Other Martyrs in Phœnicia
St. Sadoth, Bishop of Seleucia and Ctesiphon, with 128 Companions, Martyrs
St. Eleutherius, Bishop of Tournay, Martyr
St. Mildred, Virgin and Abbess
St. Eucherius, Bishop of Orleans, Confessor
St. Ulrick, Recluse in England
February XXI.
St. Severianus, Bishop of Scythopolis, Martyr
SS. German, Abbot of Granfel, and Randaut, Martyrs
SS. Daniel, Priest, and Verda, Virgin, Martyrs
B. Pepin of Landen
February XXII.
The Chair of St. Peter, at Antioch
St. Margaret of Cortona, Penitent
SS. Thalassius and Limneus, Confessors
St. Baradat, Confessor
February XXIII.
St Serenus, a Gardener, Martyr
St. Milburge, Virgin in England
B. Dositheus, Monk
B. Peter Damian, Cardinal, Bishop of Ostia
St. Boisil, Prior of Mailross, or Melross, Confessor
February XXIV.
St. Matthias, Apostle
SS. Montanus, Lucius, Flavian, Julian, Victoricus, Primolus, Rhenus, and Donatian, Martyrs at Carthage
St. Lethard, Bishop of Senlis, Confessor
B. Robert of Arbrissel, Priest
St. Pretextatus, or Prix, Archbishop of Rouen, Martyr
St. Ethelbert, Confessor, First Christian King among the English
February XXV.
St. Tarasius, Patriarch of Constantinople, Confessor
St. Victorinus, and Six Companions, Martyrs
St. Walburge, Virgin, Abbess in England
St. Cæsarius, Physician, Confessor
February XXVI.
St. Alexander, Patriarch of Alexandria, Confessor
St. Porphyrius, Bishop of Gaza, Confessor
St. Victor, or Vittre, of Arcies, or Arcis, in Champagne, Anchoret and Confessor
February XXVII.
St. Leander, Bishop of Seville, Confessor
SS. Julian, Chronion, and Besas, Martyrs
St. Thalilæus, a Cilician, Recluse in Syria
St. Galmier, of Lyons
St. Nestor, Bishop and Martyr
St. Alnoth, Anchoret and Martyr
February XXVIII.
Martyrs Who Died in the Great Pestilence in Alexandria
St. Proterius, Patriarch of Alexandria, Martyr
SS. Romanus and Lupicinus, Abbots
February XXIX.
St. Oswald, Bishop of Worcester and Archbishop of York