22 June – Saint Paulinus of Nola

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

Sanctorale Catholicum

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

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.

Short Instructive Sketches from the Lives of the Saints

Il libro d’oro 

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement

Pope Gregory the Great on Saint Paulinus in his Dialogues (an alternate edition).

Writings by Saint Paulinus of Nola

Letters of Saint Paulinus of Nola volume I and volume II.  Letter 32 is especially notable for its extensive description of the church dedicated to Saint Felix and letter 27 which describes a pictorial cycle in the church

Poems of Saint Paulinus (see also the Feast Day of Saint Felix, to whom many of these poems are dedicated).

Selection of Poems 

Art & Architecture


Warburg Institute Iconographic Database 

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.


Festa dei Gigli (see also and watch and watch)

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