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The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Other Principal Saints (Volume 7)
by Alban Butler

Overview - This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1866. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... the flames. Upon hearing this sentence, a kind of heavenly joy and most amiable cheerfulness flushed her countenance, which she could not refrain from expressing by continual thanksgiving to God to her last breath.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1866. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... the flames. Upon hearing this sentence, a kind of heavenly joy and most amiable cheerfulness flushed her countenance, which she could not refrain from expressing by continual thanksgiving to God to her last breath. She exhorted the Christians in the most moving manner to constancy and fervour. The Pagans were amazed to see a lady of her rank, age, and fortune, possessed of all the advantages necessary to please the world, and yet in a condition to enjoy all that is in it most flattering, to contemn all this, and life itself, with such an heroic constancy. When all things were ready for the execution, Julitta laid herself cheerfully upon the pile, and there expired, being, as it seems, stifled by the smoke; for the flame rising in an arched vault round her body, did not touch it, and the Christians took it up entire. It was afterwards interred in the porch of the principal church in the city; and St. Basil, speaking of this treasure about the year 375, wrote as follows: " It enriches with blessings both the place and those who come to it." He assures us that "the earth which received the body of this blessed woman sent forth a spring of most pleasant water, whereas all the neighbouring waters are brackish and salt. This water preserves health, and relieves the sick." Both the Greeks and Latins honour St. Julitta on this day. See St. Basil's hoaiily on St. Julitta, t. 2, p. 33, hom. 5; also in Euinart's collection, p. 515. JULY XXXI. SAINT IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA, C. FOUNDER OF THE SOCIETY OF JESus. His life was written by F. Lewis Gonzales or Gonzalvo, who was a long time the saint's confessor, and died at Lisbon in 1575; and again by Ribadeneiia, who had intimately conversed with the saint, and died at Madrid in 1611. is elegantly compiled in Latin by Maffei, who d...


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  • ISBN-13: 9781151249128
  • ISBN-10: 1151249122
  • Publisher: General Books
  • Publish Date: January 2012
  • Page Count: 162


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