English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots: From the Eyewitness to History website , this report of the beheading of Mary Stuart, the deposed Queen of Scotland on February 8, 1587, 4...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: The Queen of Scotland's Confessor, RIP

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: The Queen of Scotland's Confessor, RIP: According to the Catholic Encyclopedia of 1913, Father Robert Abercromby was: A Jesuit missionary in Scotland in the time of the per...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

St. Callistus - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Callistus - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Robert Anderton, and Bl. William Marsden Roman Catholic Priests and English Martyrs. Summoned to London, where they were examined upon the celebrated "bloody question", whether they would fight against the Pope, even if the quarrel were for purely religious causes. Though they acknowledged Elizabeth as their lawful queen in all temporal matters, they would not consent to the required test. The sentence was then confirmed, and a proclamation was published, explaining their guilt. They were taken back and executed near the place where they had been cast ashore, being hanged, drawn, and quartered. Feastday April 25

Monday, April 24, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. George and the English Martyrs

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. George and the English Martyrs: In England today both Catholics and Anglicans are celebrating the Feast of St. George. He is best known as the slayer of a dragon but St...

A meditation on the English Martyrs, Mary's Dowry Productions

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Carthusian Gardens: Cells and Horticulture

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Carthusian Gardens: Cells and Horticulture: Via Tea at Trianon : English Heritage describes how the Carthusians at Mount Grace Priory had gardens outside their cells: The garden of ...

Monday, April 10, 2017

10th April - Saint Beocca and Martyrs of Chertsey - Independent Catholic News

10th April - Saint Beocca and Martyrs of Chertsey - Independent Catholic News: Monks and martyrs of Chertsey in Surrey - now on the outskirts of London. They died when their monastery was ransacked by invading Danes in 870. Many other members of the community are said to have perished with them. Their memory has been kept alive in several chronicles. William of Malmesbury also wrote an account of them.

Friday, April 07, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Walpole and Rawlins; Oldcorne and Ashley

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Walpole and Rawlins; Oldcorne and Ashley: Four martyrs on April 7: two in 1595 and two more in 1606: St. Henry Walpole, who is one of the 40 Martyrs of England and Wales canonize...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Four Martyrs: One Canonized; Three Beatified

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Four Martyrs: One Canonized; Three Beatified: Four martyrs on April 7: two in 1595 and two more in 1606: St. Henry Walpole, who is one of the 40 Martyrs of England and Wales canonized ...

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. John Payne and His Pains

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. John Payne and His Pains: On April 2, 1582, Father John Payne , who had come to England with Father Cuthbert Mayne, to serve the Catholics of England, was martyred...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Foyle's Abbey

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Foyle's Abbey: This is not an April Fool's joke. A Norbertine Abbey that was suppressed in the reign of Henry VIII has a new Titular Abbot. Christop...

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Tyburn Nuns purchase Foundress's house in France - Independent Catholic News

Tyburn Nuns purchase Foundress's house in France - Independent Catholic News: The Tyburn Nuns have bought the house in France where their foundress, Mother Marie-Adèle Garnier, was born in 1838. The purchase of the property in Grancey-le-Château, a Burgundy town in the Archdiocese of Dijon, was completed just months after the Cause for the Canonisation of Mother Marie-Adèle was opened. The nuns, whose Mother House in London is sited yards from the site of the execution of more than 100 Catholic martyrs of the Protestant Reformation, intend to install a chapel inside the house and to turn the property into a centre for pilgrimage..