Tag: Saints

The Very Sink of Popery

Between 1536 and 1537, over 40,000 men revolted against the Protestant take-over of the King’s counsel and Parliament. The banner of these soldiers and those who followed them was the Banner of the Five Wounds of Christ, emphasising a long-held love for the Sacred Heart of Jesus centuries before the modern devotion began in France.

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Rediscovering an old grave of a lady saint….

A guest post by Supertradmum Some of you may have remembered my blog, Etheldredasplace. On that blog, I wrote of the lives and deaths of many of the English martyrs. One dear to my heart is St. Margaret Clitherow, the sprightly, beautiful wife of a well-to-do butcher in York, John, who was a “Church Catholic,”

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How to Form a Saint

An afternoon with Bishop Athanasius Schneider proved to be an extraordinary adventure into his childhood. I happened to be visiting a friend in Dundee yesterday, and attended a lecture and Solemn Pontifical Mass said by Bishop Athanasius Schneider, one of the leaders in the Church defending the true faith. The first part of his talk

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On Final Perseverance Two and a Saint

What wonderful stories the saints give us…like little gems During the Boxer Rebellion in China at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th centuries, Catholics were persecuted. In 1900, 86 Christians were martyred for their Faith. Many were of the same family, the family of St. Mark Ji Tianxiang, a

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