4 November – Saint Carlo Borromeo

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 [First Series] by Mary Seymour.

Lives of the Saints for Children by Theodor Berthold.

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

Anecdotes and Incidents: Ecclesiastical and Religious

“Hymn to St. Charles Borromeo” by Edward Caswall.

Contemporary Hagiography

The Life Of St Charles Borromeo: Cardinal Archbishop Of Milan, Volume 1 by Giovanni Pietro Giussano – volume I & volume II.

Art & Architecture

ca. 1600 Portrait

St Carlo Borromeo Adoring Christ

17C Painting

17C Sculpture

17C The Apotheosis of Saint Charles Borromeo

17C St Carlo Borromeo Distributing Alms to the Poor

18C Libro del Compendio della Vita di tutti Santi

18C Fantasy Landscape with Saint Charles Borromeo

18C Painting

18C Apotheosis of St Charles Borromeo

18C St Charles Borromeo Administers the Sacrament to the Plague-Infected

19C Saint Charles Borromeo Handing out Alms to the People

Vatican Colonnade


Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

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

Google Arts & Culture

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

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

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.

Customs & Devotions

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

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

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