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

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

Volume IV: April

Rev. Alban Butler


Bibliographic Record

April I.
St. Hugh, Bishop of Grenoble, Confessor
St. Melito, Bishop of Sardes in Lydia, Confessor
St. Gilbert, Bishop of Caithness, in Scotland
April II.
St. Francis of Paula, Founder of the Order of Minims, Confessor
St. Apian, Martyr
St. Theodosia, Virgin and Martyr
St. Nicetius, Archbishop of Lyons, Confessor
St. Ebba, Abbess, and Her Companions, Martyrs
B. Constantine II., King of Scotland, Martyr
St. Bronacha, or Bronanna, Virgin and Abbess in Ireland
April III.
SS. Agape, Chionia, and Irene, Sisters, and Their Companions, Martyrs
St. Richard, Bishop and Confessor
St. Ulpian, Martyr
St. Nicetas, Abbot
April IV.
St. Isidore, Bishop of Seville
St. Plato, Abbot
April V.
St. Vincent Ferrer, Confessor
St. Gerald, Abbot
St. Tigernach, Bishop and Confessor in Ireland
St. Becan, Abbot in Ireland
April VI.
St. Sixtus, or Xistus I., Pope and Martyr
A Hundred and Twenty Martyrs of Hadiab, or Hadiabena, in Persia
St. Celestine, Pope and Confessor
St. William, Abbot of Eskille, Confessor
St. Prudentius, Bishop of Troyes, Confessor
St. Celsus, Bishop in Ireland
April VII.
St. Aphraates, Anchoret
St. Hegesippus
St. Albert, Recluse
B. Herman Joseph, Confessor
St. Finan of Keann-Ethich, in Ireland
April VIII.
St. Dionysius of Corinth, Bishop and Confessor
St. Ædesius, Martyr
St. Perpetuus, Bishop and Confessor
St. Walter, Abbot of St. Martin’s, Near Pontoise
B. Albert, Patriarch of Jerusalem
April IX.
St. Mary of Egypt, and St. Zozimus, a Holy Priest
The Massylitan Martyrs in Africa
St. Eupsychius, Martyr
The Roman Captives in Persia, Martyrs
St. Waltrude, Widow
St. Gaucher, or Gautier, Abbot in Limousin
St. Dotto, Abbot
April X.
St. Bademus, Abbot, Martyr
B. Mechtildes, Virgin and Abbess
April XI.
St. Leo the Great, Pope
St. Antipas, Martyr
St. Guthlake, Hermit, and Patron of the Abbey of Croyland
St. Maccai, Abbot
St. Aid, of Eacharaidh
April XII.
St. Sabas the Goth, Abbot and Martyr
St. Zeno, Bishop of Verona, Confessor
St. Julius, Pope and Confessor
St. Victor of Braga, Martyr
April XIII.
St. Hermenegild, Martyr
St. Guinoch, Bishop and Confessor in Scotland
St. Caradoc, Priest and Hermit
April XIV.
SS. Tiburtius, Valerian, and Maximus, Martyrs
SS. Carpus, Bishop of Thyatira, in Asia Minor, Papylus, His Deacon, and Agathodorus Their Servant, Martyrs
SS. Antony, John, and Eustachius, Martyrs
St. Benezet, or Little Bennet, Patron of Avignon
B. Lidwina, Called Lydwid, Virgin
April XV.
St. Peter Gonzales, Confessor
SS. Basilissa and Anastasia, Martyrs
St. Paternus, Bishop of Avranches, Confessor
St. Munde, Abbot
St. Ruadhan, Abbot in Ireland
April XVI.
SS. Eighteen Martyrs of Saragossa, and St. Encratis, or Engratia, Virgin and Martyr
St. Turibius, Bishop of Astorga
St. Fructuosus, Archbishop of Braga, Confessor
St. Druon, or Drugo, Recluse, Patron of Shepherds
St. Joachim of Sienna of the Order of Servites, Confessor
St. Mans, or Magnus, Bishop and Martyr
April XVII.
St. Anicetus, Pope and Martyr
St. Stephen, Abbot of Citeaux, Confessor
St. Simeon, Bishop of Ctesiphon, and His Companions, Martyrs
April XVIII.
St. Apollonius the Apologist, Martyr
St. Galdin, Archbishop of Milan, Confessor
St. Laserian, Called Molaisre, Bishop of Leighlin, in Ireland
April XIX.
St. Leo IX. Pope and Confessor
St. Elphege, Archbishop of Canterbury, Martyr
St. Ursmar, of Laubes or Lobes, Bishop and Abbot
April XX.
St. Agnes of Monte Pulciano, Virgin and Abbess
St. Serf, or Servanus, Bishop
St. James of Sclavonia, or Illyricum, Confessor
April XXI.
St. Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury, Confessor
St. Anastasius the Sinaite, Anchoret
St. Anastasius I., Patriarch of Antioch
St. Anastasius, Surnamed the Younger, Patriarch of Antioch, Martyr
St. Beuno, or Beunor, Abbot of Clynnog, in Caernarvonshire, Confessor
St. Eingan, or Eneon, Confessor
St. Malrubius, Martyr
April XXII.
St. Soter, Pope and Martyr
St. Caius, Pope and Martyr
SS. Azades, Tharba, and Many Others, Martyrs in Persia
SS. Epipodius and Alexander, Martyrs at Lyons
St. Theodorus of Siceon, Bishop and Confessor
St. Opportuna, Virgin and Abbess
St. Leonides, Martyr
St. Rufus, or Rufin, Anchoret, at Glendaloch in Ireland
April XXIII.
St. George, Martyr
St. Adalbert, Bishop of Prague, Martyr
St. Gerard, Bishop of Toul, Confessor
St. Ibar, or Ivor, Bishop in Ireland
April XXIV.
St. Fidelis of Sigmarengen, Martyr
St. Mellitus, Archbishop of Canterbury, Confessor
SS. Bona, or Beuve, and Doda, Virgins and Abbesses
B. Robert, Abbot
April XXV.
St. Mark, Evangelist
St. Macull, of Ireland, Confessor
St. Anianus, Second Bishop of Alexandria
St. Phæbadius, Bishop and Confessor
St. Ivia, or Ivo, Bishop
St. Kebius, Bishop
April XXVI.
SS. Cletus and Marcellinus, Popes and Martyrs
St. Richarius, or Riquier, Abbot
St. Paschasius Radbert, Abbot and Confessor
April XXVII.
St. Anthimus, Bishop, and Many Other Martyrs, at Nicomedia
St. Anastasius, Pope and Confessor
St. Zita, Virgin
St. Vitalis, Martyr
SS. Didymus and Theodora, Martyrs
St. Pollio, Lector, and His Companions, Martyrs in Pannonia
St. Cronan, Abbot of Roscrea, in Ireland
St. Patricius, Bishop of Prusa, in Bithynia, Martyr
April XXIX.
St. Peter, Martyr
St. Robert, Abbot of Molesme, Founder of the Cistercians
St. Hugh, Abbot of Cluni, Confessor
St. Fiachna, Confessor in Ireland
April XXX.
St. Catharine of Sienna, Virgin
St. Maximus, Martyr
St. Sophia, Virgin and Martyr
SS. James, Marian, and Companions, Martyrs in Numidia
St. Erkonwald, Bishop of London, Confessor
St. Ajutre, or Adjutor, Confessor