Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.
The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger.
Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.
Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.
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 Third Series by Mary Seymour.
Patron Saints by Eliza Allen Starr.
“Saint Stephen” by Kenelm Digby Best.
Early Christian & Medieval Hagiography
Art & Architecture
The Church of San Stefano Rotondo on the Caelian Hill in Rome dates to the 5th century and is the station for this day of the Christmas stational liturgy.
The Church of San Lorenzo fuori le mura in Rome claims his relics. There is a 13th century fresco cycle in the porch, but they are much restored and inaccessible virtually.
Sacred and Legendary Art volume II by Mrs. Jameson.
A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art by Clara Erskine Clement.
The Saints in Art with Their Attributes and Symbols, Alphabetically Arranged by Margaret E. Tabor.
Sacred Symbols in Art by Elizabeth Edwards Goldsmith.
The Saints in Art by Joseph Maria von Radowitz.
The story of “Good King Wenceslas” took place on Saint Stephen’s Day, but there are also several hymns to Saint Stephen worth a listen today: Eya, Martyr Stephane – Saint Stephen Was A Holy Man – The Son of God Goes Forth to War – Come, Mad Boys.
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 for Every Day in the Year by Roger Baxter (Benziger, 1823, reprinted in 1884).
Meditations for All the Days of the Year by M. Hamon (Benziger, 1894).
The Church Seasons Historically and Poetically Illustrated by Alexander H. Grant.