16 April – Saint Benedict Joseph Labre

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

La vie des saints 

Lives of the Saints for Children by Theodor Berthold.

Stories of Holy Lives by Mary Seymour.

Light from the Lowly volume I by Francis Butina.

Legends of the Blessed Sacrament Gathered from the History of the Church and the Lives of the Saints by Emily Mary Shapcote.

The Fairest Flower of Paradise: Considerations on the Litany of the Blessed Virgin, Enriched with Examples Drawn from the Lives of the Saints by Alexis M. Lepicier.

Saints of 1881

“Saint Benedict Joseph Labre”, Marcella Agnes Fitzgerald.

Early Modern Hagiography

The earliest biography, translated into English, including accounts of miracles at the end, published two years after his death.

Writings by Saint Benedict

Some sayings of the saint

His morning prayer

Prayer to Saint Benedict

Art & Architecture

Chapel in Santa Maria ai Monti in Rome


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