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

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

Volume I: January

Rev. Alban Butler


Bibliographic Record

January I.
The Circumcision of Our Lord
St. Fulgentius, Bishop and Confessor
St. Odilo, or Olon, Sixth Abbot of Cluni
St. Almachus, or Telemachus, Martyr
St. Eugendus, in French Oyend, Abbot
St. Fanchea, or Faine, Virgin, of Ireland
St. Mochua, or Moncain, alias Claunus, Abbot in Ireland
St. Mochua, alias Cronan, of Bella, Abbot in Ireland
January II.
St. Macarius, of Alexandria, Anchoret
SS. Martyrs for the Holy Scriptures
St. Concordius, Martyr
St. Adalard, or Adelard, Abbot and Confessor
January III.
St. Peter Balsam, Martyr
St. Anterus, Pope
St. Gordius, Martyr
St. Genevieve, or Genovefa, Virgin, Chief Patroness of Paris
January IV.
St. Titus, Disciple of St. Paul, Bishop
St. Gregory, Bishop of Langres
St. Rigobert, or Robert, Bishop
St. Rumon, Bishop in England
January V.
St. Simeon Stylites, Confessor
St. Telesphorus, Pope and Martyr
St. Syncletica, Virgin
January VI.
The Epiphany of Our Lord
St. Melanius, Bishop and Confessor
St. Nilammon, Hermit, near Pelusium, in Egypt
St. Peter, Abbot in England
January VII.
St. Lucian, Priest and Martyr
St. Cedd, Bishop of London
St. Kentigerna, Widow, of Ireland
St. Aldric, Bishop of Mans, Confessor
St. Thillo, Recluse
St. Canut
January VIII.
St. Apollinaris, the Apologist, Bishop
St. Severinus, Abbot, and Apostle of Noricum, or Austria
St. Lucian, Apostle of Beauvais, in France, Martyr
St. Pega, Virgin, of England
St. Vulsin, Bishop of Shireburn, Confessor
St. Gudula, Virgin, Patroness of Brussels
St. Nathalan, Bishop of Aberdeen, Confessor
January IX.
St. Peter of Sebaste, Bishop and Confessor
St. Julian and St. Basilissa, Martyrs
St. Marciana, Virgin and Martyr
St. Brithwald, Archbishop of Canterbury
St. Felan, or Foelan, Abbot in Ireland
St. Adrian, Abbot at Canterbury
St. Vaneng, Confessor
January X.
St. William, Confessor, Archbishop of Bourges
St. Agatho, Pope
St. Marcian, Priest
January XI.
St. Theodosius the Cenobiarch, Abbot
St. Hyginus, Pope and Martyr
St. Egwin, Bishop in England, Confessor
St. Salvius, or Sauve, Bishop of Amiens
January XII.
St. Arcadius, Martyr
St. Benedict Biscop, Abbot
St. Tygrius and St. Eutropius, Martyrs
St. Aelred, Abbot in England
January XIII.
St. Veronica, Virgin, of Milan
St. Kentigern, Bishop of Glasco, Confessor
The Octave of the Epiphany
January XIV.
St. Hilary, Bishop
St. Felix of Nola, Priest and Confessor
St. Isaias, St. Sabbas, &c. Martyrs of Sinai
St. Barbasceminus and Sixteen of His Clergy, Martyrs
January XV.
St. Paul, the First Hermit
St. Maurus, Abbot
St. Main, Abbot, Native of England
St. John Calybite, Recluse
St. Isidore of Alexandria, Priest and Hospitaller
St. Isidore of Scété, Priest and Hermit
St. Bonitus, Bishop of Auvergne, Confessor
St. Ita, or Mida, Virgin of Ireland, Abbess
January XVI.
St. Marcellus, Pope and Martyr
St. Macarius the Elder, of Egypt
St. Honoratus, Archbishop of Arles, Abbot
St. Fursey, Abbot in Ireland
SS. Five Friars, Minors, Martyrs
St. Henry, Hermit
January XVII.
St. Antony, Abbot, Patriarch of Monks
SS. Speusippus, Eleusippus, and Meleusippus, Martyrs
St. Sulpicius the Pious, Archbishop of Bourges
St. Sulpicius II., Surnamed le Debonnaire, Archbishop of Bourges
St. Milgithe, Virgin, of England
St. Nennius, or Nennidhius, Abbot in Ireland
January XVIII.
St. Peter’s Chair at Rome
St. Paul, and Thirty-six Companions in Egypt, Martyrs
St. Prisca, Virgin and Martyr
St. Deicolus, Abbot, Native of Ireland
St. Ulfrid, or Wolfred, Bishop and Martyr
January XIX.
St. Maris, St. Martha, St. Audifax, and St. Abachum, Martyrs
St. Canutus, King of Denmark, Martyr
St. Henry, Archbishop of Upsal, Martyr
St. Wulstan, Bishop of Worcester, Confessor
St. Blaithmaic, Native of Ireland, Abbot of Hij, in Scotland
St. Lomer, or Laudomarus, Abbot
January XX.
St. Fabian, Pope and Martyr
St. Sebastian, Martyr
St. Euthymius, Abbot
St. Fechin, Abbot in Ireland
January XXI.
St. Agnes, Virgin and Martyr
St. Fructuosus, Bishop of Tarragon, and his Companions, Martyrs
St. Vimin, or Vivian, Bishop and Confessor, in Scotland
St. Publius, Bishop and Martyr
St. Epiphanius, Bishop of Pavia
January XXII.
St. Vincent, Martyr
St. Anastasius, Martyr
January XXIII.
St. Raymund of Pennafort, Confessor
St. John the Almoner, Confessor, Patriarch of Alexandria
St. Emerentia, Virgin and Martyr
St. Clement of Ancyra, Bishop and Martyr
St. Agathangelus, Martyr
St. Ildefonsus, Archbishop
St. Eusebius, Abbot
January XXIV.
St. Timothy, Bishop and Martyr
St. Babylas, Bishop of Antioch, Martyr
St. Suranus, Abbot in Umbria
St. Macedonius, Anchoret in Syria
St. Cadocus, or Cadoc, Abbot in Wales
January XXV.
The Conversion of St. Paul
St. Juventinus and St. Maximinus, Martyrs
St. Projectus, Bishop of Clermont, Martyr
St. Poppo, Abbot of Stavello
St. Apollo, Abbot in Thebais
St. Publius, Abbot near Zeugma, upon the Euphrates
January XXVI.
St. Polycarp, Bishop of Smyrna, Martyr
St. Paula, Widow
St. Conon, Bishop of the Isle of Man
January XXVII.
St. John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople, and Doctor of the Church
On the Writings of St. John Chrysostom
St. Julian, First Bishop of Mans, Confessor
St. Marius, Abbot
January XXVIII.
Commemoration of St. Agnes, Virgin and Martyr
St. Cyril, Patriarch of Alexandria
On the Writings of St. Cyril of Alexandria
St. Thyrsus, St. Leucius, and St. Callinicus, Martyrs
St. John of Reomay, Abbot
B. Margaret, Princess of Hungary, Virgin
St. Paulinus, Patriarch of Aquileia, Confessor
B. Charlemagne, Emperor
St. Glastian, Bishop and Confessor in Scotland
January XXIX.
St. Francis of Sales, Bishop and Confessor
St. Sulpicius Severus
St. Gildas the Wise, or Badonicus, Abbot, Native of England
St. Gildas, the Albanian, or the Scot, Confessor
January XXX.
St. Bathildes, Queen of France
St. Martina, Virgin and Martyr
St. Aldegondes, Virgin and Abbess
St. Barsimæus, Bishop and Martyr
January XXXI.
St. Peter Nolasco, Confessor
St. Serapion, Martyr in England
St. Cyrus and St. John, Martyrs
St. Marcella, Widow
St. Maidoc, or Maodhog, Bishop of Ferns, in Ireland