Saints’ Lives and Writings.

See also our collection of Church Fathers.


The Life of St. Boniface, by Willibald. Translated into English for the first time, with introduction and notes, by George W. Robinson. Cambridge (Mass.): Harvard University Press, 1916.

Catherine of Siena.

Saint Catherine of Siena as Seen in Her Letters. Translated & edited with introduction by Vida D. Scudder. London: J. M. Dent & Co.; New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1905.


The Miracles of Our Lady Saint Mary, brought out of divers tongues and newly set forth in English by Evelyn Underhill. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co. 1906.

One Hundred & Ten Miracles of Our Lady Mary, translated from Ethiopic manuscripts for the most part in the British Museum, with extracts from some ancient European versions, and illustrations from the paintings in manuscripts by Ethiopian artists, by Sir E. A. Wallis Budge. London &c.: Medici Society, 1923.


St. Patrick has his own page.

Teresa of Ávila.

Life of Saint Teresa, written by herself. Translated from the Spanish, by the Rev. John Dalton. First American Edition. Philadelphia: Peter F. Cunningham & Son, 1870.

The Collected Works of St. Teresa of Avila. Translated by Kieran Kavanaugh and Otilio Rodriguez. Washington: ICS Publications, 1987.
Another copy.

The Interior Castle, or the Mansions. By Saint Teresa of Jesus. Translated from the autograph of Saint Teresa by the Benedictines of Stanbrook. Revised with introduction and additional notes by the Very Reverend benedict Zimmerman, O.C.D. Second edition. New York, Cincinnati, Chicago, 1906.
Third edition, with additional notes. London: Thomas Baker, 1921.

Thérèse of Lisieux.

“A Little White Flower”: The Story of Soeur Thérèse of Lisieux. A new translation of her autobiography…by Thomas N. Taylor. New York: P. J. Kenedy and Sons, 1916.

Thoughts of the Servant of God Thérèse of the Child Jesus. Translated from the French “Pensées” by an Irish Carmelite. New York: P. J. Kenedy, 1915.

The Golden Legend.

Legenda aurea that is to saye in englysshe the golden legende. Translated by William Caxton. —A fine scan of Caxton’s 1483 edition from the Boston Public Library. Missing a few leaves at the beginning and two or three at the end.

Legenda aurea that is to saye in englysshe the golden legende. Translated by William Caxton. —A fine scan from the Boston Public Library of Wynkyn de Worde’s 1527 edition of Caxton’s translation.

The Golden Legend of Lives of the Saints as Englished by William Caxton. London: J. M. Dent and Co., 1900. —Modernized spelling, with occasional corrections of Caxton’s mistranslations.

Vol. I. No scanned copy of this volume turned up in any of our searches, but the text is available at the Christian Classics Ethereal Library.

Vol. II.

Vol. III.

Vol. IV.

Vol. V.

Vol. VI.
Another copy.

Vol. VII.