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

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

Volume V: May

Rev. Alban Butler


Bibliographic Record

May I.
St. Philip, Apostle
St. James the Less, Apostle
St. Asaph, Bishop and Confessor
St. Marcou, or Marculfus, Abbot
St. Sigismund, King of Burgundy, Martyr
St. Andeolus, Martyr
St. Brieuc, Bishop and Confessor
St. Amator, Bishop of Auxerre, Confessor
SS. Acius and Acheolus, Martyrs of Amiens
May II.
St. Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria, Doctor of the Church
May III.
The Invention or Discovery of the Holy Cross
St. Alexander, Pope and Martyr
May IV.
St. Monica, Widow
St. Godard, Bishop of Hildesheim, Confessor
May V.
St. Pius V., Pope and Confessor
St. Hilary, Bishop and Confessor
St. Angelus, Carmelite Friar, Martyr
St. Mauront, Abbot
St. Avertin, Confessor
May VI.
St. John before the Latin Gate
St. John Damascen, Father of the Church
St. Eadbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne, Confessor
May VII.
St. Stanislas, Bishop of Cracow, Martyr
St. Benedict II., Pope and Confessor
St. John of Beverley, Bishop and Confessor
Life and Writings of Alcuin, Deacon of York
The Apparition of St. Michael the Archangel
St. Peter, Archbishop of Tarentaise
St. Victor, Martyr at Milan
St. Wiro, Bishop in Ireland
St. Odrian, Bishop and Tutelar Saint of Waterford
St. Gybrian, or Gobrian, of Ireland, Priest
May IX.
St. Gregory Nazianzen, Bishop and Confessor, Doctor of the Church
St. Hermas
St. Nicholas, Bishop of Lincopen, in Sweden, Confessor
St. Brynoth I., Bishop of Scara, in Sweden, Confessor
May X.
St. Antoninus, Archbishop of Florence, Confessor
SS. Gordian and Epimachus, Martyrs
St. Isidore, Patron of Madrid, Labourer
St. Comgall, Abbot in Ireland
St. Cataldus, Bishop of Tarentum, in Italy
May XI.
St. Mammertus, Archbishop of Vienne, Confessor
St. Maieul, Abbot of Cluni, Confessor
May XII.
SS. Nereus and Achilleus, Martyrs
St. Flavia Domitilla, Virgin and Martyr
St. Pancras, Martyr
St. Epiphanius, Archbishop of Salamis, Confessor
St. Germanus, Patriarch of Constantinople
St. Rictrudes, Abbess
St. John the Silent, Bishop and Confessor
St. Peter Regalati, Confessor
St. Servatius, Bishop of Tongres
May XIV.
St. Boniface, Martyr
St. Pachomius, Abbot
St. Pontius, an Illustrious Primitive Martyr
St. Carthagh, or Mochudu, Bishop of Lismore
May XV.
SS. Peter, Andrew, and Companions, Martyrs
St. Dympna, Virgin and Martyr
St. Genebrard, or Genebern, Martyr in Ireland
May XVI.
St. John Nepomucen, Martyr
St. Simon Stock, Confessor
St. Ubaldus, Bishop of Gubio
St. Honoratus, in French Honore, Bishop of Amiens, Confessor
St. Abdjesus, or Hebedjesus, Bishop and Martyr
St. Abdas, Bishop of Cascar
St. Brendan the Elder, Abbot in Ireland
St. Paschal Baylon, Confessor
St. Possidius, Bishop and Confessor
St. Maden, or Madern, Confessor
St. Maw, Confessor
St. Cathan, Bishop and Confessor
St. Silave, or Silan, Bishop and Confessor in Ireland
St. Eric, King of Sweden, Martyr
St. Theodotus, Vintner, and Seven Virgins, Martyrs
St. Venantius, Martyr
St. Potamon, Bishop and Martyr
May XIX.
St. Peter Celestine, Pope and Confessor
St. Pudentiana, Virgin
St. Dunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury, Confessor
May XX.
St. Bernardin of Sienna, Confessor
St. Ethelbert, King of the East-Angles, Martyr
B. Yvo, Bishop of Chartres, Confessor
May XXI.
St. Felix of Cantalicio, Confessor
St. Godrick, Hermit
St. Hospitius, or Sospis, Recluse in Provence
St. Yvo, Confessor
St. Basiliscus, Bishop of Comana in Pontius, Martyr
SS. Castus and Æmilius, Martyrs
St. Bobo, Confessor
St. Conall, Abbot in Ireland
St. Julia, Virgin and Martyr
St. Desiderius, Bishop of Langres, Martyr
St. Desiderius, Bishop of Vienne, Martyr
St. Vincent of Lerins, Confessor
SS. Donatian and Rogatian, Martyrs
St. John de Prado, Priest and Martyr
May XXV.
St. Mary Magdalen of Pazzi, Virgin
St. Urban, Pope and Martyr
St. Adhelm, or Aldhelm, Bishop
St. Gregory VII., Pope and Confessor
SS. Maximus, or Mauxe, and Venerand, Martyrs in Normandy
St. Dumhade of Ireland, Abbot
St. Philip Neri, Confessor
St. Augustine, Apostle of the English, Bishop and Confessor
St. Eleutherius, Pope and Martyr
St. Quadratus, Bishop of Athens, Confessor
St. Oduvald, Abbot and Confessor
St. John, Pope and Martyr
St. Bede, Confessor and Father of the Church
St. Julius, Martyr
St. Germanus, Bishop of Paris, Confessor
St. Caraunus, or Caranus and Caro, in French Cheron, Martyr
St. Maximinus, Bishop of Triers, Confessor
St. Cyril, Martyr
St. Conon and His Son, Martyrs of Iconia
SS. Sisinnius, Martyrius, and Alexander, Martyrs in Trent
May XXX.
St. Felix I., Pope and Martyr
St. Walstan, Confessor
St. Ferdinand III., King of Castile and Leon, Confessor
St. Maguil, in Latin Madelgisilus, Recluse in Picardy
St. Petronilla, Virgin
SS. Cantius and Cantianus, Brothers, and Cantianilla, Their Sister, Martyrs