One of the more well-known native martyrs was a 14-year-old Chinese girl named Ann Wang, who was killed during the Boxer Rebellion when she refused to apostatize.
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“Grant us through the intercession of thy dauntless bishop and martyr Erasmus, who so valiantly confessed the Faith, that we may learn the doctrine of this faith, practice its precepts and thereby be made worthy to attain its promises. Amen.” —Prayer to St. Erasmus
Father Jan Macha will be declared ‘Blessed’ at a Mass on Nov. 20 in the Cathedral of Christ the King in Katowice, Poland.
All the candidates died after the Russian Revolution and the Bolshevik establishment of the Soviet Union.
Father Miguel Pro’s famous last words before the firing squad were “Viva Cristo Rey” (“Long live Christ the King!”)
“Nowadays, people are looking for an explanation; but in those days it was all much simpler: they were Catholics, they were religious, they were ‘curates’ and they had to die.” —Bishop Damián Iguacén
Father Bonet and his companions were truly free men, because they surrendered to the truth that God is.
Venerable Maria Laura Mainetti was known for her social and charitable commitment.