4 October – Saint Francis of Assisi

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

Sanctorale Catholicum

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger.

Character Calendar

Pictorial Lives of the Saints

La vie des saints

Our Birthday Bouquet Culled from the Shrines of the Saints and the Gardens of the Poets by Eleanor C. Donnelly.

Pictorial Half Hours with the Saints by Auguste François Lecanu.

Miniature Lives Of The Saints For Every Day In The Year by Henry Sebastian Bowden.

An Alphabet of Saints by Robert Hugh Benson, Reginald Balfour, and Charles Ritchie.

Short Lives of the Dominican Saints

Stories of the Saints for Children [First Series] by Mary Seymour.

Memorials of the Blessed: A Series of Short Lives of the Saints by Charles B. Fairbanks.

Stories of the Saints by Caroline Chenoweth.

Anecdotes and Incidents: Ecclesiastical and Religious

The Book of Saints and Friendly Beasts by Abbie Farwell Brown.

Legends of Saints and Birds by Agnes Aubrey Hilton.

Legends of Saints and Birds by Agnes Aubrey Hilton.

Book of Saints and Heroes by Mrs. Lang.

In God’s Garden: Stories of the Saints for Little Children by Amy Steedman.

Saints and Heroes to the End of the Middle Ages by George Hodges.

Il libro d’oro, Il libro d’oro

“Saint Francis of Assisi” by Matthew Russell.

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement

First and Second Lives of Saint Francis by Thomas of Celano

Life of Saint Francis by Saint Bonaventure

The Golden Legend (and illustrations)

Little Flowers of Saint Francis

Mira circa nos

Writings of Saint Francis

Documenta Catholica Omnia

Works of the Seraphic Father

The Writings of Saint Francis of Assisi

The Writings of Saint Francis of Assisi

The Rule of Saint Francis of Assisi

Canticle of the Sunabout

Art & Architecture

Vatican Colonnade

Vatican Founder Statue

13C Fresco

14C Manuscript Leaf with Scenes from the Life of Saint Francis of Assisi

Legend of Saint Francis in the Church of San Francesco in Assisi by Giotto and Scenes by the Master of Saint Cecilia and Scenes in the Lower Church by the Master of Saint Francis

Scenes from the Life of Saint Francis in the Bardi Chapel in Santa Croce in Florence by Giotto

Predella of Compagnia di San Francesco Altarpiece by Fra Angelico – Apparition of Saint Francis at Arles, Lamentation over Saint Francis, Meeting of Saint Francis and Saint Dominic

Fresco Cycle in Montefalco by Benozzo Gozzoli

Saint Francis in the Ecstasy by Giovanni Bellini

Madonna and Child with Saint Francis by Carlo Crivelli

Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata by Jan van Eyck

Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata by El Greco

Saint John the Baptist and Saint Francis of Assisi by El Greco

Saint Francis by El Greco

Saint Francis in Ecstasy by El Greco

Saint Francis in His Tomb by Zurbaran

Saint Francis According to the Vision of Pope Nicholas V by Zurbaran

18C Libro del Compendio della Vita di tutti Santi

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

A Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts

Kornbluth Photography Historical Archive

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Legends of the Monastic Orders as Represented in the Fine Arts by Mrs. Jameson.

A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art by Clara Erskine Clement.

A Garner of Saints: Being a Collection of the Legends and Emblems Usually Represented in Art by Allen Hinds.

Lives and Legends of the English Bishops and Kings, Mediaeval Monks, and Other Later Saints by Mrs. Arthur Bell.

The Saints in Art with Their Attributes and Symbols, Alphabetically Arranged by Margaret E. Tabor.

Saints and their Symbols: A Companion in the Churches and Picture Galleries of Europe by E. A. Greene.

The Saints in Art by Joseph Maria von Radowitz.

Emblems of Saints by Which They Are Distinguished in Works of Art by F. C. Husenbeth.

Sacred Symbols in Art by Elizabeth Edwards Goldsmith.

Music

Blessed Francis, Holy Father

Nobilissima Visionerecording

Customs & Devotions

Hymn to Saint Francis

Prayers to Saint Francis

Little Office of the Passion

The Prayer attributed to Saint Francis

Meditations for the Use of the Secular Clergy by Pierre Chaignon.

Manna for the Soul: Meditations for Every Day of the Year by Paulo Segneri.

Meditations on the Life, the Teaching and the Passion of Jesus Christ for Every Day of the Ecclesiastical Year with an Appendix of Meditations for the Festivals of Various Saints by Augustin Maria Ilg.

Meditations for All the Days of the Year by M. Hamon.

Goffine’s Devout Instructions on the Epistles and Gospels for the Sundays and Holydays

4 October – Saint Ammon

Modern Hagiography

Sanctorale Catholicum

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

Miniature Lives Of The Saints For Every Day In The Year by Henry Sebastian Bowden. 

The Lives of the Fathers of the Eastern Deserts by Richard Challoner.

Il libro d’oro

Medieval Hagiography

BHL

Sozomen, Ecclesiastical History

3 October – Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

Modern Hagiography

Character Calendar

The Holiness of the Church in the Nineteenth Century: Saintly Men and Women of Our Own Times by Constantine Kempf.

Eucharistic Lilies: Youthful Lovers of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament by Helen Maery.

Cathedral Basic Readers

Writings of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

Archive of the Carmel of Lisieux with manuscripts and translations

Poems (set to music)

Story of a Soul

Thoughts of the Servant of God, Thérèse of the Child Jesus

Art & Architecture

Carmel de Lisieux

Basilica of Sainte-Thérèse, Lisieux

Music

Serban Nichifor: Missa Sanctae Theresiae ab Infante Iesu

3 October – Saint Gérard of Brogne

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

Pictorial Lives of the Saints

La vie des saints

Medieval Hagiography

BHL

Art & Architecture

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Lives and Legends of the English Bishops and Kings, Mediaeval Monks, and Other Later Saints by Mrs. Arthur Bell.

Emblems of Saints by Which They Are Distinguished in Works of Art by F. C. Husenbeth.

2 October – Saint Leodegar

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

La vie des saints

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement

10C La vie de Saint Léger

The Golden Legend (and illustrations)

Writings of Saint Leodegar

Documenta Catholica Omnia

Art & Architecture

13C Martyrdom

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2016 Dillon.

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Lives and Legends of the English Bishops and Kings, Mediaeval Monks, and Other Later Saints by Mrs. Arthur Bell.

The Saints in Art by Joseph Maria von Radowitz.

Emblems of Saints by Which They Are Distinguished in Works of Art by F. C. Husenbeth.

2 October – Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

Sanctorale Catholicum

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger.

Character Calendar

Pictorial Lives of the Saints

Our Birthday Bouquet Culled from the Shrines of the Saints and the Gardens of the Poets by Eleanor C. Donnelly.

Pictorial Half Hours with the Saints by Auguste François Lecanu.

Goffine’s Devout Instructions on the Epistles and Gospels for the Sundays and Holydays

“To My Angel Guardian”

“The Dream of Gerontius” by John Henry Newman

Medieval and Early Modern Angelology

Question 113: The Guardianship of the Good Angels by Thomas Aquinas

Hymn to the Feast of the Angel Guardian by Robert Bellarmin

Biblical Texts

Matthew 18.10

Acts 12.15

Art & Architecture

Deliverance of Saint Peter by His Guardian Angel by Raphael

17C Painting by Pietro da Cortona

18C Sculpture in the Duomo of Orvieto

18C Libro del Compendio della Vita di tutti Santi

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

Music

Child’s Hymn to the Guardian Angel

“The Guardian Angel”

Hymn by Frederick William Faber (also here)

Hymns

Customs & Devotions

Prayers

Prayer and Litany

Litany of the Holy Angel Guardian

Original, Short and Practical Sermons for Every Feast of the Ecclesiastical Year : Three Sermons for Every Feast by Francis Weninger.

Meditations for the Use of the Secular Clergy by Pierre Chaignon.

Manna for the Soul: Meditations for Every Day of the Year by Paulo Segneri.

Meditations on the Life, the Teaching and the Passion of Jesus Christ for Every Day of the Ecclesiastical Year with an Appendix of Meditations for the Festivals of Various Saints by Augustin Maria Ilg.

Meditations for All the Days of the Year by M. Hamon.

1 October – Saint Bavo

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement

Art & Architecture

15C Sculpture

15C Painting

On an outer wing of the Last Judgment Triptych by Bosch

Saint Bavo’s Cathedral in Ghent (where is located the Ghent Altarpiece, painting of Interior)

Painting by Rembrandt, possibly Saint Bavo; and another

The Conversion of Saint Bavo by Rubens

Saint Bavo Saves Haarlem

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

A Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Legends of the Monastic Orders as Represented in the Fine Arts by Mrs. Jameson.

A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art by Clara Erskine Clement.

A Garner of Saints: Being a Collection of the Legends and Emblems Usually Represented in Art by Allen Hinds.

Lives and Legends of the English Bishops and Kings, Mediaeval Monks, and Other Later Saints by Mrs. Arthur Bell.

The Saints in Art with Their Attributes and Symbols, Alphabetically Arranged by Margaret E. Tabor.

Saints and their Symbols: A Companion in the Churches and Picture Galleries of Europe by E. A. Greene.

The Saints in Art by Joseph Maria von Radowitz.

Emblems of Saints by Which They Are Distinguished in Works of Art by F. C. Husenbeth.

1 October – Saint Remigius

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

Sanctorale Catholicum

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger.

Character Calendar

Pictorial Lives of the Saints

La vie des saints

Our Birthday Bouquet Culled from the Shrines of the Saints and the Gardens of the Poets by Eleanor C. Donnelly.

Pictorial Half Hours with the Saints by Auguste François Lecanu.

Miniature Lives Of The Saints For Every Day In The Year by Henry Sebastian Bowden.

Stories of the Saints for Children: The Black Letter Saints by Mrs. Molesworth.

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement

Gregory of Tours, History of the Franks

The Golden Legend I (and illustrations)

The Golden Legend II (and illustrations)

Art & Architecture

Vatican Colonnade

Cushion of Saint Remi

9C Ivory (“Late Carolingian ivory binding, c. 870, with miracles from the life of Saint Remigius. Top: The dying pagan asks Saint Remi for baptism, Centre: the Hand of God fills the two vials, Bottom: the dove of the Holy spirit delivering the Holy Ampulla at the Baptism of Clovis. The plaque manages to cover two versions of the story,” according to Wikipedia entry on Saint Remigius)

Holy Ampulla (about, part I; about, part II, see also)

The Vase of Soissons

14C Saint Remigio Pietà

16C Baptism of Clovis

16C Saint Remigius Replenishing the Barrel of Wine; (interior) Saint Remigius and the Burning Wheat

18C Libro del Compendio della Vita di tutti Santi

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

A Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Lives and Legends of the Great Hermits and Fathers of the Church, with Other Contemporary Saints by Mrs. Arthur Bell.

The Saints in Art by Joseph Maria von Radowitz.

Emblems of Saints by Which They Are Distinguished in Works of Art by F. C. Husenbeth.

Music

Medieval Music Database