Christianity - Biographies

A Crown for Joanna

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Sister Mary Jean Dorcy


She was born a princess, heir to her father’s kingdom of Portugal, and she might at will have reigned from almost any throne in Europe. But …

The Life of Anthony (Version 2)

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Athanasius of Alexandria


The Life Of St. Anthony the Great.

Uganda's White Man of Work: A Story of Alexander M. Mackay

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Sophia Lyon Fahs


When Henry Stanley (the famous journalist who went to find David Livingstone) was in Africa , he met a king named Mutesa. This king had star…

Saints and Heroes Since the Middle Ages Volume 2

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George Hodges


In this second volume, Hodges uses stories of the lives of fourteen well-known saints and heroes of the faith to continue the history of the…

The First American Sister of Charity: Elizabeth Bayley Seton

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John Clement Reville


This is a picturesque and moving account of the life and work of Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton (1774-1821), the first native-born citizen of th…

Garcia Moreno, President of Ecuador 1821-1875

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Augustine Berthe and Augustine Berthetranslated Bymary Elizabeth Ashe À Court-Repington, Baroness He…


Gabriel Gregorio Fernando José María García y Moreno y Morán de Buitrón (1821–1875) was an Ecuadorian pol…

A Memoir on the Life and Character of the Rev. Prince Demetrius A. de Gallitzin

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Thomas Heyden


Prince Demetrius of Gallitzin (1770-1840), or "Father Smith," as he was known on the eighteenth century American frontier, was one…

The Jesus of History

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Terrot R. Glover


A collection of a series of lectures delivered while Glover was in India setting the life of Jesus into its historical context and seeing wh…

The Paradise, or Garden of the Holy Fathers (Book 1)

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Palladius


The Desert Fathers were early Christian hermits, ascetics, and monks who mainly lived in the Scetes desert of Egypt. The most famous was St.…

St. Bonaventure's Life of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ

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Saint Bonaventure


Seeing himself as "unequal to so great a task", St. Bonaventure nevertheless endeavored to introduce his readers to the practice o…

The Life and Times of Kateri Tekakwitha, The Lily of the Mohawks

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Ellen Walworth


Saint Kateri Tekakwitha's lifespan of only about 24 years was spent in utter humility and penitence. In spite of her natural diffidence, she…

The Life of St. Hilarion

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Saint Jerome


St. Hilarion (291–371 AD) was an anchorite who lived most of his life in the desert after the example of St. Anthony the Great (251–356 AD).…

On Illustrious Men (De Viris Illustribus)

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Saint Jerome


This is a collection of 135 brief biographies by St. Jerome of his forebears and contemporaries. It is often cited as a primary source of in…

A Little Book of St. Francis & His Brethren

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E. M. Wilmot-Buxton


A Little Book of St. Francis and His Brethren presents with superlative charm the great simplicities and eternal verities in the life of St …

Blessed Edmund Campion

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Louise Imogen Guiney


Saint Edmund Campion, S.J., (1540 – 1581) was an English Catholic Jesuit priest and martyr. While conducting an underground ministry to the …

Жития Святых, т. 06 - февруарий (Zhitiia Sviatykh, v. 06 - February)

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Saint Dimitry Of Rostov


Жития и похвалы святых подобятся светлостию звездам: якоже бо звезды положением на небеси утвержденны суть, всю же поднебесную просвещают, т…

Some Famous Women

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Louise Creighton


Louise Creighton (1850-1936) was a British author and women's rights activist. The wife of the Anglican bishop of London, she was the mother…

The Sainted Queens

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Unknown


A collection of short biographies of six Catholic Queens who became saints. Saint Margaret of Scotland - Saint Elisabeth of Portugal - Saint…

A Story of One Short Life, 1783 to 1818

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Elisabeth G. Stryker


This is a brief biography of Samuel J. Mills who was instrumental in establishing the first missionary society in the United States, and als…

The Paradise, or Garden of the Holy Fathers (Book 2)

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Palladius


The Desert Fathers were early Christian hermits, ascetics, and monks who mainly lived in the Scetes desert of Egypt. The most famous was St.…

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