Lives of the Saints12 titles in series
Lives of the Saints, Volume I: January (Abridged) Publisher's Summary
Born in 1710, Alban Butler was a convert to Roman Catholicism who was ordained a priest in 1735. He attended English College, Douai, in France, where he would be appointed professor of philosophy and later professor of theology. Butler's Lives of the Saints is one of the most revered Catholic books after the Bible, The Imitation of Christ, and the Missal. The January volume includes Saints Almachius, Euphrosyne, Fulgentius, Felix of Bourges, Peter of Atroa, Odilo, Hugolino of Gualdo, Macarius of Alexandria, Vincentian, Stephana Quinzani, Peter Balsam, Genevieve, Bertilia of Mareuil, and Pharaildis.