English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Bl. Thomas Woodhouse - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Thomas Woodhouse - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Thomas Woodhouse, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr. A resident of Lincolnshire, he received ordination as a secular priest and took up a post there. Forced to resign from this post, he became a tutor in Wales. He was arrested in 1561 for celebrating a Mass and was sent to Fleet Prison. During the period of his incarceration, which lasted twelve years, he entered the Society of Jesus Thomas was tried in 1570. He was hanged at Tyburn. Feastday June 19

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