English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc and Mary Ward

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc and Mary Ward: Anna Mitchell and I will talk about what Hilaire Belloc wrote about James I and Ferdinand II on the Son Rise Morning Show this morning ab...

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

St Bathildis | ICN

St Bathildis | ICN: Queen, wife, mother and nun. This saint was a English woman whose life went from rags to riches. As a young girl, she was captured by pirates and s...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc on King James I of England and Emperor Ferd...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc on King James I of England and Emperor Ferd...: It's time again to remind you that I'll be on the Son Rise Morning Show tomorrow with Anna Mitchell to continue our discussion of ch...

Monday, January 29, 2018

St Gildas | ICN

St Gildas | ICN: Abbot. Born around 500AD, near the Clyde, ancient chronicles describe how St Gildas became a monk after his wife died. He became a notable figure i...

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Humphrey Arundell and the Prayer Book Rebellion

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Humphrey Arundell and the Prayer Book Rebellion: Humphrey Arundell, leader of the Prayer Book Rebellion, was hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn Tree on January 27, 1550. As this webs...

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. Swithun Wells and the Conversion of St. Paul

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: St. Swithun Wells and the Conversion of St. Paul: Today is the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul. Acts 9:1-22: Saul, still breathing murderous threats against the disciples of the Lo...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Bl. John Grove, Roman Catholic layman and English Martyr, He was executed at Tyburn for supposed complicity in the Popish Plot. Feastday Jan 24

Bl. John Grove, Roman Catholic layman and English Martyr, He was executed at Tyburn for supposed complicity in the Popish Plot. Feastday Jan 24

Bl. William Ireland, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr. He was executed at Tyburn for supposed complicity in the Popish Plot. Feastday Jan 24

Bl. William Ireland, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr. He was executed at Tyburn for supposed complicity in the Popish Plot. Feastday Jan 24

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Venerable Mary Ward | ICN

Venerable Mary Ward | ICN: Today marks the anniversary of the birth of of Mary Ward, whose cause for Beatification is underway at the Vatican. She was born in 1585, into a fa...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: The Assassination of James Stewart, Earl of Moray

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: The Assassination of James Stewart, Earl of Moray: James Hamilton of Bothwellhaugh and Woodhouselee shot James Stewart, Earl of Moray and Regent for James VI of Scotland on the 23rd of Jan...

Monday, January 22, 2018

Bl. William Patenson, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn on January 21, 1642. Feastday January 22

Bl. William Patenson, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn on January 21, 1642. Feastday January 22

Thomas Reynolds, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr, hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn on January 21, 1642.

Thomas Reynolds, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr, hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn on January 21, 1642.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Eustace Chapuys, RIP

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Eustace Chapuys, RIP: Eustace Chapuys, the former Imperial Ambassador to the Court of St. James in England for Charles V, died on January 21, 1556 in Louvain. H...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Elizabethan and Caroline Martyrs in 1586 and 1642

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Elizabethan and Caroline Martyrs in 1586 and 1642: Today is the anniversary of the execution of King Louis XVI in 1793--Requiem Masses are being held throughout Paris and France (even in Q...

St. Alban Bartholomew Roe, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. For seventeen years he remained in prison and was then tried and condemned. Alban was sentenced with Thomas Reynolds, another English martyr. They were hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn on January 21, 1642.

St. Alban Bartholomew Roe, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. For seventeen years he remained in prison and was then tried and condemned. Alban was sentenced with Thomas Reynolds, another English martyr. They were hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn on January 21, 1642.

Bl. Edward Stransham, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn on January 21, 1642. Feastday January 21

Bl. Edward Stransham, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn on January 21, 1642. Feastday January 21

Friday, January 19, 2018

St Wulfstan | ICN

St Wulfstan | ICN: Benedictine monk and bishop of Worcester. St Wulfstan was born of Anglo Saxon parents in 1008 at Itchington in Warwickshire. Educated at the abbeys...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Henry VIII's Last Victim, Henry Howard

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Henry VIII's Last Victim, Henry Howard: Henry Howard, the Earl of Surrey, Henry VIII's Last Victim ( according to Jessie Childs) was beheaded on January 19, 1547. His father...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Cecil's Reign of Terror; Henry IV's Assassin

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Cecil's Reign of Terror; Henry IV's Assassin: Just a reminder that Anna Mitchell and I will continue our discussion of Hilaire Belloc's  Characters of the Reformation , looking at wh...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

St Henry of Coquet Island | ICN

St Henry of Coquet Island | ICN: Henry was a 12th century Dane who decided to become a hermit abroad rather than go in to an arranged marriage that made him unhappy. The prior of T...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc's Views of Cecil and Henry IV of France

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc's Views of Cecil and Henry IV of France: Anna Mitchell and I will continue our discussion of Hilaire Belloc's Characters of the Reformation , looking at what he thinks of the...

Friday, January 12, 2018

St Ailred of Rievaulx | ICN

St Ailred of Rievaulx | ICN: Abbot and writer. St Ailred was the son of a priest, born in Hexham in 1110. After being educated at Durham he joined the household of David I, kin...

St. Margaret Bourgeoys, Roman Catholic Nun, foundress of the Congregation of Notre Dame of Montreal in the colony of New France, now part of Canada. Feastday January 12


St. Margaret Bourgeoys, Roman Catholic Nun, foundress of the Congregation of Notre Dame of Montreal in the colony of New France, now part of Canada. Feastday January 12

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Blessed William Carter (c. 1548 – 11 January 1584) was a Roman Catholic English printer and martyr. He established his own printing press in London to publish Catholic literature for England’s persecuted Feastday Jan. 11

Blessed William Carter (c. 1548 – 11 January 1584) was a Roman Catholic English printer and martyr. He established his own printing press in London to publish Catholic literature for England’s persecuted Catholic population. His captors tortured him on a rack, questioning him about several chalices and vestments that had been entrusted to him for safekeeping, and about the books found in his possession, which contained Catholic prayers, meditations, and spiritual exercises. He was executed on the following day. Feastday Jan. 11

Monday, January 08, 2018

St Wulsin of Sherbourne | ICN

St Wulsin of Sherbourne | ICN: Abbot and bishop. Born in London towards the end of the first millennium, St Wulsin was made the first abbot of Westminster Abbey by St Dunstan, af...

Saturday, January 06, 2018

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Happy Epiphany: The Magi, the Baptism, and the Wed...

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Happy Epiphany: The Magi, the Baptism, and the Wed...: Today is the traditional day of Epiphany, although we will celebrate here it in the USA at Sunday Mass on January 8. Epiphany is one of ...

Thursday, January 04, 2018

St Elizabeth Seton | ICN





St Elizabeth Seton | ICN: Wife and foundress. She was the first native-born American woman to be canonised. Born in New York in 1774 to a prominent Episcopalian family, at 2...

Bl. Thomas Plumtree, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr.

Bl. Thomas Plumtree, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. He was offered his freedom if he abjured the faith and he refused. He was hanged in Durham Castle. Feastday January 4

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Elizabeth, Mary, and Charles

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Elizabeth, Mary, and Charles: Just a reminder that Anna Mitchell and I will discuss Hilaire Belloc's views of Elizabeth I and Mary of Scotland this morning on the Son...

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc on Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots

Supremacy and Survival: The English Reformation: Belloc on Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots: Hollywood, just like Schiller and Donizetti, could not resist having Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots confront each other, although t...