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English Saints and Martyrs

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Bl. William Howard - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. William Howard - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. William Howard, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was arrested on the false accusation of complicity in the so-called Popish Plot and imprisoned for two years before finally being beheaded on Tower Hill. Feastday Dec 29

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. Thomas of Canterbury and St. John Stone

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. Thomas of Canterbury and St. John Stone: Over at the National Catholic Register , please find my post on St. Thomas of Canterbury today, on his feast. I also tell the story of St....

Friday, December 23, 2016

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: This is Real: The Incarnation

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: This is Real: The Incarnation: From Blessed John Henry Newman's Parochial and Plain Sermon, " Unreal Words ": What I have been saying comes to this:—be i...

Monday, December 19, 2016

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Holy Cards and the English Reformation

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Holy Cards and the English Reformation: I am almost never surprised now that I'll find some connection to the English Reformation almost everywhere I look--for example, this...

Sunday, December 18, 2016

18th December - St Samthan - Independent Catholic News

18th December - St Samthan - Independent Catholic News: Irish nun. This 8th century saint was a foster child of King Cridan of Cairbr Gabrah. He had planned to arrange a marriage for her, but she decided to become a nun instead. After training under St Cognat at Arnaide in Donegal she founded a convent at Clonbrony in Co Longford. Samthan is named in the litany and the canon of the ancient Stowe Missal.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Bl. Thomas Holland - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Thomas Holland - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Thomas Holland, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Thomas was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn. Feastday Dec.12

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Saint of the Day for Saturday, December 10th, 2016 - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Saint of the Day for Saturday, December 10th, 2016 - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Thomas Somers, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Arrested for being a priest, he was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn with Blessed John Roberts. Feastday Dec.10

St. Eustace White - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Eustace White - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Eustace White, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr, hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn. Feastday Dec. 10

Bl. John Mason - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Mason - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Mason, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. hanged, drawn, and quartered with Sts. Edmund Gennings, Palydore Plasden. and Blessed Sidney Hodgson. Feastday Dec.10

Monday, December 05, 2016

St. John Almond - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. John Almond - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. John Almond, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn. Feastday Dec.5

Saturday, December 03, 2016

St. Lucius - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Lucius - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Lucius Roman Catholic Ruler of Britain who wrote to Pope St. Eleutherius for missionaries. A convert, he established the dioceses of London, England, and Llandalf, Wales. Feastday Dec.3

Bl. Edward Coleman - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Edward Coleman - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Edward Coleman, Roman Catholic layman and English Martyr. He was executed at Tyburn. Feastday Dec.3

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Bl. Richard Langley Roman Catholic English Martyr,

St. Callistus - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Richard Langley Roman Catholic English Martyr, hanged, drawn, and quartered. Feastday Dec.1

Bl. John Beche - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Beche - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Beche, Roman Catholic Benedictine English Martyr, tortured and then hanged, drawn, and quartered. Feastday Dec.1

St. Alexander Briant - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Alexander Briant - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Alexander Briant, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr, tortured and then hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn. Feastday Dec.1

1st December - Saint Edmund Campion - Independent Catholic News

1st December - Saint Edmund Campion - Independent Catholic News: Jesuit priest and martyr. Born around 1540, Campion was the son of a London bookseller and educated at Christ's hospital. He won a scholarship to St John's College Oxford in 1557 where he was a brilliant and popular student. When Queen Elizabeth I visited Oxford in 1566 he was chosen by the university as orator to welcome her. Edmund was ordained as an Anglican deacon in 1569, but openly expressed his uncertainty about his religious beliefs.

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: 435 Years Ago Today at Tyburn

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: 435 Years Ago Today at Tyburn: From Gerard Kilroy, Edmond Campion biographer extraordinaire, a reflection  on the response in England and abroad after his execution on D...