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

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

Volume VIII: August

Rev. Alban Butler


Bibliographic Record

August I.
St. Peter ad Vincula, or St. Peter’s Chains
The Seven Machabees, Brothers, with Their Mother, Martyrs
SS. Faith, Hope, and Charity, Virgins and Martyrs
St. Ethelwold, Bishop of Winchester, Confessor
St. Pellegrini, or Peregrinus, Hermit
August II.
St. Stephen, Pope and Martyr
St. Etheldritha, or Alfrida, Virgin
August III.
The Invention of St. Stephen, or the Discovery of His Relics
St. Nicodemus
St. Gamaliel
St. Walthen, or Waltheof, Abbot of Melross, Confessor
August IV.
St. Dominic, Confessor
St. Luanus, or Lugid or Molua, Abbot in Ireland
August V.
The Dedication of St. Mary ad Nives
St. Oswald, King and Martyr
St. Afra and Companions, Martyrs
St. Memmius, Bishop
August VI.
The Transfiguration of Our Lord
St. Xystus, or Sixtus II., Pope and Martyr
SS. Justus and Pastor, Martyrs
August VII.
St. Cajetan of Thienna, Confessor
SS. Donatus, Bishop of Arezzo in Tuscany, and Hilarinus, Martyrs
August VIII.
SS. Cyriacus, Largus, Smaragdus, and Their Companions, Martyrs
St. Hormisdas, Martyr
August IX.
St. Romanus, Martyr
St. Nathy, or David, Priest in Ireland
St. Fedlimid, or Felimy, Bishop of Kilmore, Confessor in Ireland
August X.
St. Laurence, Martyr
St. Deusdedit, Confessor
St. Blaan of Ireland, Bishop
August XI.
SS. Tiburtius, Martyr, and Chromatius, Confessor
St. Susanna, Virgin and Martyr
St. Gery, or Gaugericus, Bishop and Confessor
St. Equitius, Abbot
August XII.
St. Clare, Virgin and Abbess
St. Euplius, Martyr
St. Muredach, First Bishop of Killala, in Ireland
August XIII.
St. Hippolytus, Priest and Martyr
St. Cassian, Martyr
St. Radegundes, Queen of France
St. Wigbert, Abbot and Confessor
August XIV.
St. Eusebius, Priest and Martyr
St. Eusebius, Priest and Confessor at Rome
August XV.
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
St. Alipius, Bishop and Confessor
St. Arnoul, or Arnulphus, Bishop of Soissons, Confessor
St. Mac Cartin, Aid or Aed, Bishop of Clogher, Confessor in Ireland
August XVI.
St. Hyacinth, Confessor
St. Roch, Confessor
August XVII.
St. Mamas, Martyr
St. Liberatus, Abbot, and Six Monks, Martyrs
August XVIII.
St. Helen, Empress
St. Agapetus, Martyr
St. Clare of Monte Falco, Virgin
August XIX.
SS. Timothy, Agapius, and Thecla, Martyrs
St. Lewis, Bishop of Toulouse, Confessor
St. Mochteus, Bishop and Confessor
St. Cumin, Bishop in Ireland
August XX.
St. Bernard, Abbot
St. Oswin, King and Martyr
August XXI.
SS. Bonosus and Maximilian, Martyrs
St. Jane Frances de Chantal, Widow and Abbess
St. Richard, Bishop of Andria, Confessor
St. Bernard Ptolemy, Founder of the Olivetans
August XXII.
St. Hippolytus, Bishop and Martyr
St. Symphorian, Martyr
St. Timothy, Martyr
St. Andrew of Ireland, Deacon and Confessor
St. Philibert, First Abbot of Jumieges and Nermoutier
August XXIII.
St. Philip Beniti, Confessor
SS. Claudius, Asterius, Neon, Domnina, and Theonilla, Martyrs
St. Apollinaris Sidonius, Bishop of Clermont, Confessor
St. Theonas, Bishop of Alexandria, Confessor
St. Eugenius, Bishop in Ireland
St. Justinian, Hermit and Martyr
August XXIV.
St. Bartholomew, Apostle
SS. The Martyrs of Utica, Called the White Mass
St. Ouen, or Audoen, Archbishop of Rouen, Confessor
St. Irchard, or Erthad, Bishop and Confessor in Scotland
August XXV.
St. Lewis, King of France
St. Gregory, Abbot and Confessor
St. Ebba, or Tabbs, Virgin and Abbess
August XXVI.
St. Zephyrinus, Pope and Martyr
St. Genesius, a Comedian, Martyr
St. Gelasinus, Martyr
St. Genesius of Arles, Martyr
August XXVII.
St. Cæsarius, Archbishop of Arles, Confessor
St. Pœmen, or Pastor, Abbot
St. Hugh of Lincoln, Martyr
St. Joseph Calasanctius, Confessor
St. Malrubius, Hermit and Martyr
St. Syagrius, Bishop of Autun
August XXVIII.
St. Augustine, Bishop and Confessor, Doctor of the Church
St. Hermes, Martyr
St. Julian, Martyr at Brioude
August XXIX.
The Decollation of St. John the Baptist
St. Sabina, Martyr
St. Sebbi, or Sebba, King and Confessor
St. Merri, or Medericus, Abbot
August XXX.
St. Rose of Lima, Virgin
SS. Felix and Adauctus, Martyrs
St. Fiaker of Ireland, Anchoret and Confessor
St. Pammachius, Confessor
St. Agilus, or Aile, Abbot
August XXXI.
St. Raymund Nonnatus, Confessor
St. Isabel, Virgin
St. Cuthburge, Queen, Virgin, and Abbess
St. Aidan, or Ædan, Bishop of Lindisfarne, Confessor