English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Thursday, November 17, 2016

17th November - St Hugh of Lincoln; Martyrs of Paraguay - Independent Catholic News

17th November - St Hugh of Lincoln; Martyrs of Paraguay - Independent Catholic News: Bishop. Born at Avalon in Burgundy, in 1135, St Hugh came to England at the request of King Henry II, who wanted him to found a Carthusian monastery at Witham in Somerset as part of his reparations for the murder of St Thomas Becket.... Missionaries. These were three Jesuits: Roque Gonzalez, Alonozo Rodriguez and Juan de Castillo who were involved in the 'Reductions' of Paraguay - depicted in the film The Mission.

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