Information on St. Martin of Tours, the first person to be called a saint who was not also a martyr. Martin was by turns a soldier, monk, and bishop. Along with St. Anthony (of Egypt), Martin was one of the most popular saints in the early Church.
Catholic Encyclopedia: St. Martin of Tours
Fairly lengthy biographical article on this bishop, who died in around 397.
CatholicSaints.Info: Martin of Tours
Illustrated profile. With part of the reading appointed for his feast in the Liturgy of the Hours.
Martin of Tours, Bishop and Theologian
Biographical essay. With prayers in traditional and contemporary language.
Martin of Tours, c. 315-397
Biography, by an unknown hand, of the first non-martyr to be acclaimed a saint.
Saint Martin of Tours
Rather long hagiography, by Terry Matz.
Saint Martin of Tours, Bishop, Confessor
From the book "Lives of Saints," published by John J. Crawley.
St Martin, Confessor, Bishop of Tours
From Alban Butler's Lives of the Saints.
Sulpitius Severus: On the Life of St. Martin
Biography of St. Martin of Tours, by a contemporary.
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