English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Monday, October 23, 2017

Bl. Thomas Thwing, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was condemned and hanged, drawn, and quartered at York. Feastday Oct 23

Bl. Thomas Thwing, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was condemned and hanged, drawn, and quartered at York. Feastday Oct 23

Thursday, October 19, 2017

St. Jean de Brebeuf, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and Martyr of New France. & Cartier claims New France for France

St. Jean de Brebeuf, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and Martyr of New France. & Cartier claims New France for France



Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. Philip Howard and His Dog

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. Philip Howard and His Dog: Please check this link today for my post at the National Catholic Register blog site on St. Philip Howard, who died a martyr in chains on ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

St. Richard Gwyn, Roman Catholic Layman and English Martyr. Feastday Oct 17

St. Richard Gwyn, Roman Catholic Layman and English Martyr. He Converted from Protestantism, he returned to Wales in 1562, married, had six children, and opened a school. Arrested in 1579, he spent four years in prison before his execution by being hanged, drawn, and quartered at Wrexham on October 15, for being a Catholic. Feastday Oct 17

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: The "Battle" for Evensong

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: The "Battle" for Evensong: BBC Four is advertising a programme to be broadcast on October 17 hosted by Lucy Worsley with the title "Elizabeth I's Battle for...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Ss John Fisher & Thomas More: Courage in the Faith

Sunday, October 08, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Suppressed But Not Defeated: the Benedictines of E...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Suppressed But Not Defeated: the Benedictines of E...: As James Kelly writes in The Catholic Herald of the Benedictine Order in England after the Dissolution of the Monasteries: The signifi...

Friday, October 06, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. Bruno and the English Carthusian Martyrs

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. Bruno and the English Carthusian Martyrs: I have often  posted  about the Carthusian Order and its English Reformation martyrs on this blog. Today we celebrate the feast of the ...