Wednesday, November 26, 2014

St. Dominic Doan Xuyen - Saints

St. Dominic Doan Xuyen - Saints



St. Dominic Doan Xuyen, Roman Catholic Martyr of Vietnam, beheaded with St. Thomas Du. He was a Vietnamese Dominican. Feastday Nov.26

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Dr. Thomas C. Reeves: Former Episcopalian - The Journey Home Program - The Coming Home Network

Dr. Thomas C. Reeves: Former Episcopalian - The Journey Home Program - The Coming Home Network

St. Catherine of Alexandria - Saints

St. Catherine of Alexandria - Saints



St. Catherine of Alexandria, Roman Catholic Virgin and Martyr whose feast day is November 25th. She is the patroness of philosophers and preachers. Condemned to death. She was put on a spiked wheel, and when the wheel broke, she was beheaded. Feastday Nov.25

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Bl. Miguel Pro - Saints

Bl. Miguel Pro - Saints



BL. José Ramón Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and Martyr also known as Blessed Miguel Pro (born January 13, 1891 – executed November 23, 1927), was a Mexican Jesuit Catholic priest executed under the presidency of Plutarco Elías Calles on trumped up charges of bombing and attempted assassination against former Mexican President Álvaro Obregón. Feastday: Nov.23

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Bl. Baldji Oghlou Ohannes - Saints

Bl. Baldji Oghlou Ohannes - Saints



Bl. Baldji Oghlou Ohannes, Roman Catholic Monk and Martyr. A group of eight Franciscan martyred in the region of Mujuk-Dersi, Armenia by invading Islamic Turks who tortured them, demanded they convert to Islam, and murdered them when they did not convert. Feastday Nov. 22

Friday, November 21, 2014

St. Gelasius - Saints

St. Gelasius - Saints



St. Gelasius I, Pope (Feast day - November 21) Gelasius was born in Rome, in the fifth century, the son of an African named Valerius. Later, ordained a priest, he was elected Pope on March 1st, 492.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

St. Edmund the Martyr - Saints

St. Edmund the Martyr - Saints



St. Edmund, Roman Catholic English King and Martyr, he refused the Danes' demand that he renounce Christ: the Danes beat him, shot him with arrows and then beheaded him. Feastday Nov.20

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Bl. Salvatore Lilli - Saints

Bl. Salvatore Lilli - Saints



Bl. Salvatore Lilli, Roman Catholic Fransican Monk and Martyr. Missionary to Mujuk-Deresa, Armenia in 1894. In 1895 the area was occupied by Islamic Turks who captured Salvatore and fellow Franciscans Baldji Oghlou Ohannes, David Oghlou David, Dimbalac Oghlou Wartavar, Geremia Oghlou Boghos, Khodianin Oghlou Kadir, Kouradji Oghlou Tzeroum, and Toros Oghlou David. They were tortured and ordered to convert; they refused. One of the Martyrs of Armenia Feastday Nov. 19

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Bl. John Shoun - Saints

Bl. John Shoun - Saints



Bl. John Shoun, Roman Catholic Martyr of Japan. Died: 1619. He was a Japanese from Meako and was baptized at Nagasaki. Seized for being a Christian, he was burned alive at Nagasaki. Feastday Nov.18

Monday, November 17, 2014

Martyrs of Paraguay - Saints

Martyrs of Paraguay - Saints



Martyrs of Paraguay, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priests and Martyrs. Three Spanish Jesuits - Roch Gonzalez, Aiphonsus Rodriguez, Juan de Castilo - who were slain in missions called “reductions,” including the main site on the Jiuhi River in Paraguay. They were at All Saints Mission there when they were murdered Feastday: Nov. 17

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Bl. Hugh Green - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Hugh Green - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Hugh Green, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. His executioner was quite unskilled and could not find Green's heart; the butchery, with appalling cruelty, was prolonged for nearly half an hour. After his execution, the mob played football with his head. Feastday Nov 15

Bl. John Eynon - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Eynon - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. John Eynon, Roman Catholic Benedictine Priest and English Martyr. John served as the pastor of the local parish in St. Giles. He refused to surrender the parish to the authorities and was taken to Reading Abbey. He was executed at the abbey gateway with Blessed Hugh Farington and Blessed John Rugg Feastday Nov 15

Bl. Richard Whiting - Saints

Bl. Richard Whiting - Saints



Bl. Richard Whiting, Roman Catholic Benedictine Martyr of England. Abbot of Glastonbury Abbey, he refused to surrender his celebrated abbey into the hands of the crown, he was condemned as a traitor and hanged on Tor Hill, overlooking Glastonbury, with Blesseds Roger James and John Thorne. Feastday Nov. 15

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

St. Josaphat of Polotsk - Saints

St. Josaphat of Polotsk - Saints



St. Josaphat of Polotsk, Eastern Rite bishop, is held up as a martyr to church unity because he died trying to bring part of the Orthodox Church into union with Rome. Feastday: Nov. 12

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Remembrance Day film: Priest who gave his life for his flock - Independent Catholic News

Remembrance Day film: Priest who gave his life for his flock - Independent Catholic News

Justus of Canterbury - Saints

Justus of Canterbury - Saints



St. Justus of Canterbury, Roman Catholic Priest. the fourth Archbishop of Canterbury. He was sent from Italy to England by Pope Gregory the Great, on a mission to Christianize the Anglo-Saxons from their native paganism, probably arriving with the second group of missionaries dispatched in 601. Justus became the first Bishop of Rochester in 604. Feastday Nov 10

Bl. Kamen Vitchev - Saints

Bl. Kamen Vitchev - Saints



Bl. Kamen Vitchev, Byzantine-Slavonic Rite Catholic priest falsely charged with heading a Catholic conspiracy against the government. On November 11, 1952, he was executed by gunfire

Sunday, November 9, 2014

St. Theodore Tyro - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Theodore Tyro - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Theodore Tyro, Roman Catholic Martyr, considered to be virtually identical with St. Theodore Stratelates. According to custom, he was a recruit (tiro) in the Roman army at Pontus, on the Black Sea. After refusing to participate in a pagan ceremony, he was brought before the tribune of the legion and the governor of the region. Freed temporarily, he immediately went out and set fire to the temple of Cybele near Amasea in Pontus. For this crime, he was burned to death in a furnace. Feastday Nov. 9

Saturday, November 8, 2014

St. Castorius - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Castorius - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Four Crowned Roman Catholic Martyrs, Castorius, Claudius, Nicostratus, and Symphorian were tortured and slain in Pannonia, having been carvers from Sirmium. They refused to carve a pagan statue and were martyred by retired co-Emperor Diocletian. A martyr named Simplicius died with them. The second group of Four Holy Crowned Ones died at Albano, Italy. They were Carpophorus, Secundius, Severian, and Victorinus. Feastday Nov 8

Sunday Reflection with Fr Robin Gibbons - 9 November 2014 (i) Dedication of Lateran Basilica - Independent Catholic News

Sunday Reflection with Fr Robin Gibbons - 9 November 2014 (i) Dedication of Lateran Basilica - Independent Catholic News



9 November 2014  Dedication of Lateran Basilica

Friday, November 7, 2014

St. Hyacinth Castaneda - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Hyacinth Castaneda - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Hyacinth Castaneda, Roman Catholic Dominican Martyr of Vietnam. Born in Setavo, Spain, he was sent to China and then Vietnam. Hyacinth was beheaded in Vietnam. Feastday Nov. 7

St. Hyacinth Castaneda - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Hyacinth Castaneda - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Hyacinth Castaneda, Roman Catholic Dominican Martyr of Vietnam. Born in Setavo, Spain, he was sent to China and then Vietnam. Hyacinth was beheaded in Vietnam. Feastday Nov. 7

St. Hyacinth Castaneda - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Hyacinth Castaneda - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Hyacinth Castaneda, Roman Catholic Dominican Martyr of Vietnam. Born in Setavo, Spain, he was sent to China and then Vietnam. Hyacinth was beheaded in Vietnam. Feastday Nov. 7

Monday, November 3, 2014

St Henry Morse (film) Priest of the Plague, English Martyr, (30 minutes)


St. Peter Francis Neron - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Peter Francis Neron - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Peter Francis Neron, Roman Catholic Priest and Vietnamese Martyr. He served as the director of the main seminary until he was arrested and beheaded by authorities. Feastday Nov. 2

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Bl. John Bodey - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. John Bodey - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. John Bodey, Roman Catholic English Martyr. When he repudiated King Henry VIII’s claim of supremacy in spiritual matters, he was arrested in 1550. John was imprisoned at Winchester until 1583, when he was taken on November 2 to Andover where he was hanged. Feastday: Nov. 2

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Saint Polydore Plasden, English Martyr (film), priest of Tyburn


Bl. Teodor Romza - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

Bl. Teodor Romza - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



Bl. Teodor Romza, Roman Catholic priest and bishop, he was tireless in his defence of the rights of the Catholic Church there. On 27 October 1947, the Soviets attempted to kill Bishop Romzha. Heavily wounded, he was taken to the hospital in Mukachiv, where he was subsequently poisoned and died on 1 November 1947. Feastday: Nov. 1

St. Valentine Berrio-Ochoa - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online

St. Valentine Berrio-Ochoa - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online



St. Valentine Berrio-Ochoa. Roman Catholic Bishop and Martyr of Vietnam. A native of Ellorio, Spain, he entered the Dominican Order and was sent to the Philippines. From there he went to Vietnam in 1858, serving as a vicar apostolic and titular bishop until betrayed by an apostate. He was martyred by beheading with St. Jerome Hermosilla and Blessed Peter Amato, by enemies of the Church. Feastday Nov. 1

'St Edmund Gennings' - English Martyr (film)