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The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Other Principal Saints
Volume XII: December
Rev. Alban Butler
Bibliographic Record

December I.
  St. Eligius, or Eloy, Bishop of Noyon, Confessor
December II.
  St. Bibiana, Virgin and Martyr
December III.
  St. Francis Xavier, Apostle of the Indies, Confessor
  St. Birinus, First Bishop of Dorcester, Confessor
  St. Sola, Hermit
  St. Lucius, King and Confessor
December IV.
  St. Peter Chrysologus, Archbishop of Ravenna, Confessor
  St. Barbara, Virgin and Martyr
  St. Anno, Archbishop of Cologne, Confessor
  St. Osmund, Bishop and Confessor
  St. Maruthas, Bishop and Confessor
  St. Siran, or Sigirannus, Abbot in Berry, Confessor
  St. Clement of Alexandria, Father of the Church
December V.
  St. Sabas, Abbot
  St. Crispina, Martyr
  St. Nicetius, Bishop of Triers, Confessor
December VI.
  St. Nicholas, Archbishop of Myra, Confessor
  SS. Dionysia, Dativa, Æmilianus, Boniface, Leontia, Tertius, and Majoricus, Martyrs
  St. Peter Paschal, Bishop and Martyr
  St. Theophilus, Bishop of Antioch, Confessor
December VII.
  St. Ambrose, Bishop and Confessor, Doctor of the Church
  St. Fara, Virgin and Abbess
December VIII.
  The Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  St. Romaric, Abbot
December IX.
  St. Leocadia, Virgin and Martyr
  The Seven Martyrs at Samosata
  St. Wulfhilde, Virgin and Abbess
December X.
  St. Melchiades, Pope
  St. Eulalia, Virgin and Martyr
  Another St. Eulalia, Virgin and Martyr
December XI.
  St. Damasus, Pope and Confessor
  SS. Fuscian, Victoricus, and Gentian, Martyrs
  St. Daniel the Stylite, Confessor
December XII.
  SS. Epimachus and Alexander, &c. Martyrs
  St. Finian, or Finan, Bishop of Cluain-Irard, or Clonard, Confessor in Ireland
  St. Columba, Abbot in Ireland
  St. Eadburge, Abbess of Menstrey in the Isle of Thanet
  St. Valery, Abbot
  St. Corentin, Bishop and Confessor
December XIII.
  St. Lucy, Virgin and Martyr
  St. Jodoc, or Josse, Confessor
  St. Kenelm, King and Martyr
  St. Aubert, Bishop of Cambray and Arras, Confessor
  B. John Marinoni, Confessor
  St. Othilia, Virgin and Abbess
December XIV.
  St. Spiridion, Bishop and Confessor
  SS. Nicasius, Ninth Archbishop of Rheims, and His Companions, Martyrs
December XV.
  St. Eusebius, Bishop of Vercelli
  St. Florence, or Flann, Abbot in Ireland
December XVI.
  St. Ado, Archbishop of Vienne, Confessor
  St. Alice, or Adelaide, Empress
  St. Beanus, Bishop in Ireland
December XVII.
  St. Olympias, Widow
  St. Begga, Widow and Abbess
December XVIII.
  SS. Rufus and Zozimus, Martyrs
  St. Gatian, First Bishop of Tours, Confessor
  St. Winebald, Abbot and Confessor
December XIX.
  St. Nemesion, Martyr, &c.
  St. Samthana, Virgin, Abbess in Ireland
December XX.
  St. Philogonius, Bishop of Antioch, Confessor
  St. Paul of Latrus, or Latra, Hermit
December XXI.
  St. Thomas, Apostle
  St. Edburge, Virgin
December XXII.
  St. Ischyrion, Martyr
  SS. Cyril and Methodius, Confessors
December XXIII.
  St. Servulus, Confessor
  Ten Martyrs of Crete
  St. Victoria, Virgin and Martyr
December XXIV.
  SS. Thrasilla and Emiliana, Virgins
  St. Gregory of Spoleto, Priest and Martyr
December XXV.
  The Nativity of Christ, or Christmas Day
  St. Anastasia, Martyr
  St. Eugenia, Virgin and Martyr
December XXVI.
  St. Stephen, the First Martyr
  St. Dionysius, Pope and Confessor
  St. Jarlath, First Bishop of Tuam in Ireland, Confessor
December XXVII.
  St. John the Apostle and Evangelist
  St. Theodorus Grapt, Confessor
December XXVIII.
  The Holy Innocents
  St. Theodorus, Abbot of Tabenna, Confessor
December XXIX.
  St. Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, Martyr
  St. Marcellus, Abbot of the Acœmetes, Confessor
  St. Evroul, Abbot and Confessor
December XXX.
  St. Sabinus, Bishop of Assisium, and His Companions, Martyrs
  St. Anysia, Martyr
  St. Maximus, Confessor
December XXXI.
  St. Sylvester, Pope and Confessor
  St. Columba, Virgin and Martyr
  St. Melania the Younger



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