English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Bl. Richard Bere, Roman Catholic Monk and English Martyr. When he and his fellow monks voiced their opposition to the planned divorce of King Henry VIII from Catherine of Aragon, they were starved to death in Newgate Prison.

Bl. Richard Bere, Roman Catholic Monk and English Martyr. When he and his fellow monks voiced their opposition to the planned divorce of King Henry VIII from Catherine of Aragon, they were starved to death in Newgate Prison.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Bl. Edward Shelley, Roman Catholic English Martyr, He sheltered priests and was hung at Tyburn. Feastday Aug 30

Bl. Edward Shelley, Roman Catholic English Martyr, He sheltered priests and was hung at Tyburn. Feastday Aug 30

Roman Catholic Priests and English Martyrs

Bl. Richard Leigh, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr, arrested for being a priest and, with Blesseds Richard Martin, Edward Shelley, John Roche, Richard Flowers, and St. Margaret Ward, was executed at Tybum. Feastday Aug.30

St. Richard Martin, Roman Catholic English Martyr, a devout Catholic. Arrested for giving shelter to priests, he was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tybum with Blesseds Richard Leigh, Edward Shelley, John Roche, Richard Flowers, and St. Margaret Ward. Feastday Aug.30
                  

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Venerable Mary Ward: Ahead of Her Time

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Venerable Mary Ward: Ahead of Her Time: Mary Ward, English nun and recusant, died on January 30, 1645. She was declared Venerable by Pope Benedict XVI in 2009, according to this ...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. Margaret Ward and Companions

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. Margaret Ward and Companions: I talked with Anna Mitchell on the Son Rise Morning Show yesterday and she will repeat the interview early this morning during the natio...

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Blessed Richard Herst

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Blessed Richard Herst: This martyr, a farmer with a family, was a public recusant in Lancashire. He was executed on August 29 in 1628 after a rigged trial.  Ac...

Bl. Richard Herst, Roman Catholic English Martyr, hanged at Lancaster on August 29 because of his refusal to deny Catholicism. Feastday Aug.29

Bl. Richard Herst, Roman Catholic English Martyr, hanged at Lancaster on August 29 because of his refusal to deny Catholicism. Feastday Aug.29

Monday, August 28, 2017

St. Edmund Arrowsmith, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was convicted of being a Catholic priest, sentenced to death, and hanged, drawn, and quartered at Lancaster on August 28th. Feastday aug 28
Bl. John Roche s pardon and promise to go to church; to which they replied that they had done nothing that could reasonably offend her Majesty, and that it was against their conscience to attend a protestant church. So they were condemned. These martyrs, who suffered with such firm constancy and patience, were forbidden to speak to the people from the scaffold because their persecutors were afraid of the impression they would make

Bl. William Guntei, Roman Catholic Priest and Martyr of Wales. A native of Raglan, Gwent, Wales, he was a Catholic who received ordination at Reims, France, in 1587. He returned to England to work for the Catholic mission. Captured, he was hanged at Shoreditch. Feastday Aug 28

Bl. William Guntei, Roman Catholic Priest and Martyr of Wales. A native of Raglan, Gwent, Wales, he was a Catholic who received ordination at Reims, France, in 1587. He returned to England to work for the Catholic mission. Captured, he was hanged at Shoreditch. Feastday Aug 28

Bl. Robert Morton, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was executed at Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. Feastday Aug.28

Bl. Robert Morton, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was executed at Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. Feastday Aug.28

Bl. Thomas Felton, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr, hanged at lsleworth, London. Feastday

Bl. Hugh More, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr He was a native of Lincolnshire, educated at Oxford. After converting while at Reims, Hugh was martyred at Lincoln’s Inn Fields by hanging. Feastday Aug.28

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. Edmund Arrowsmith, SJ

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. Edmund Arrowsmith, SJ: Today's English Catholic Martyr was raised in a recusant family and suffered much for his Catholic faith and his priesthood. Executed...

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Bl. Thomas Percy, Roman Catholic English Martyr. For three years in prison, refusing fervently to abjure his faith in return for his freedom. Thomas was finally beheaded at York. Feastday Aug 26

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Bl. Richard Kirkman, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr,

Bl. Richard Kirkman, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr, he was arrested near Wakefield. He was hanged, drawn, and quartered near York with Blessed William Lacey, on August 22, for denying the supremacy of Queen Elizabeth I as head of the Church of England. Feastday Aug 22

Bl. William Lacey, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr

Bl. William Lacey, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was arrested in York Prison while participating in the Eucharistic ceremony being sung in the cell of Blessed Thomas Bell. Condemned, he was executed at Knavesmaire ,just outside of York with Blessed Richard Kirkman. Feastday Aug 22

St. John Kemble, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. At the age of eighty-one

St. John Kemble, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. At the age of eighty-one, he was arrested at Pembridge Castle, the home of his brother. He was falsely charged in the Titus Qates Plot and condemned for being a Catholic. He was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Hereford. Feastday Aug 22

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Blessed Hugh Green and the Arundells of Lanherne

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Blessed Hugh Green and the Arundells of Lanherne: According to the  Catholic Encyclopedia , Blessed Hugh Green endured incredible agonies during his hanging, drawing, and quartering on Aug...

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Two Irish Martyrs, OFM

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Two Irish Martyrs, OFM: According to the Catholic Encyclopedia , Blessed Patrick O'Hely or O'Healy was: Bishop of Mayo, Ireland; d. At Kilmallock, Septe...

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Bl. John Felton, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Feastday Aug 8

Bl. John Felton, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. John nailed a copy of the Bull of Pope St. Pius V excommunicating Queen Elizabeth I to the doors of the bishop of London’s residence. Arrested and imprisoned, he was racked three times before being martyred in St. Paul’s churchyard. Feastday Aug 8

Friday, August 04, 2017

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: The Last Carthusian; Giles and Cecily (More) Heron...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: The Last Carthusian; Giles and Cecily (More) Heron...: In July, we had a cluster of English Catholic martyrs at the end of the month. The anniversaries of Supremacy, Recusant, and Popish Plot m...

Bl. William Horne, Roman Catholic Carthusian lay brother and English Martyr

Bl. William Horne, Roman Catholic Carthusian lay brother and English Martyr. A member of the London Charterhouse of the Carthusians, he was arrested for opposing the religious policies of King Henry VIII (r. 1509-1547), which included the imprisonment of Catholics and the destruction of monasteries. William was executed at Tyburn with two companions. Feastday Aug. 4

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Bl. Thomas Welbourne, Roman Catholic School master and English Martyr. He worked as a schoolmaster until his arrest for preaching the Catholic faith. He was arrested and condemned with Blesseds John Fuithering and William Brown. He was hanged, drawn, and quartered at York. Feastday Aug. 1

Bl. Thomas Welbourne, Roman Catholic School master and English Martyr. He worked as a schoolmaster until his arrest for preaching the Catholic faith. He was arrested and condemned with Blesseds John Fuithering and William Brown. He was hanged, drawn, and quartered at York. Feastday Aug. 1