martyrologies

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  • noun Plural form of martyrology.

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  • Many of his successors find a place in Irish martyrologies, including St. Mochua, St. Moling and St. Cillene.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • He was a Roman patrician and priest, and is mentioned with distinction in Latin martyrologies.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • This fact is mentioned in many ancient martyrologies calendars of feasts and in the sermons of various Fathers of the Church.

    Lady Day Feasting

  • Here's the summary: At least three different Saint Valentines, all of them martyrs, are mentioned in the early martyrologies under date of 14 February.

    RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • This fact is mentioned in many ancient martyrologies calendars of feasts and in the sermons of various Fathers of the Church.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • A hundred tales of this sort are found in the martyrologies.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • There are many (questionless) canonized on earth, that shall never be saints in heaven; and have their names in histories and martyrologies, who, in the eyes of God, are not so perfect martyrs as was that wise heathen Socrates, that suffered on a fundamental point of religion, — the unity of God.

    Religio Medici

  • For it is then that martyrologies grow long, and martyrs as a class are the most influential people in history.

    "The Revealing Church"

  • For it is then that martyrologies grow long, and martyrs as a class are the most influential people in history.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • However, despite the monolithic picture of early Christians 'willingness to die at the hands of the authorities that we have inherited from martyrologies and much other literature, not to mention such movies as The Sign of the Cross, martyrdom was in fact a controversial issue at the time.

    The Betrayer's Gospel

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