“Martyrial Ecumenism” Hmmm…

January 31, 2010

America magazine recently gave it’s Campion Award to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams.  St. Edmund Campion is one of the great and courageous English Jesuit martyrs, himself hanged in the 16th century by the Archbishop’s Anglican forebears.  His feast is observed by both churches.  In receiving the award, the Archbishop referred to a concept of Pope John Paul II, martyrial ecumenism by which Christians of various bodies honor one another’s martyrs as heroic witnesses for Christ, particularly when they died at the hands of other Christians.  He pointed to St. Paul as the first to honor the sacredness of his own victims: Read the rest of this entry »

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May 25: Saint Cristobal Magallanes

May 25, 2009

Saint Cristobal Magallanes, 1869 – 1927 Read the rest of this entry »


Mementos Of The English Martyrs For Every Day Of The Year

April 4, 2009

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Mementos Of The English Martyrs For Every Day Of The Year


October 14: Blessed Ana María Aranda Riera

October 14, 2008

Blessed Ana María Aranda Riera
1888 – 1936


October 12: Blessed Pacifico de Valencia

October 12, 2008

Blessed Pacifico de Valencia
1874 – 1936


October 7: Blessed José Llosá Balaguer, Martyr Of Spain

October 7, 2008

Blessed José Llosá Balaguer
1901 – 1936


October 4: Blessed Alfredo Pellicer Muñoz

October 4, 2008

Blessed Alfredo Pellicer Muñoz
1914 – 1936