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¡Viva Cristo Rey! (Long live Christ the King) were the last words Father Pro uttered before he was executed for being a Catholic priest and serving his flock. He served a Church forced to go "underground" in Mexico, celebrated the Eucharist and ministered the other sacraments clandestinely. Pro's arrest, lack of trial, and execution gained prominence during the Cristero War. He was beatified by Pope John Paul II as a Catholic martyr in odium fidei (in hatred of the faith) in 1988.
SAINT HILARY OF POITIERS: Grant, we pray, almighty God, that we may rightly understand and truthfully profess the divinity of your Son, which the Bishop Saint Hilary taught with such constancy. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
St. Cuthbert Mayne - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
St. Cuthbert Mayne, Roman Catholic Priest and English Martyr. Before being brought to the place of execution, Mayne was offered his life in return for a renunciation of his religion and an acknowledgment of the supremacy of the queen as head of the church. Declining both offers, he kissed a copy of the Bible, declaring that, "the queen neither ever was, nor is, nor ever shall be, the head of the church of England". Feastday: October 29
Sts. Eulampius and Eulampia - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
Sts. Eulampius and Eulampia, Roman Catholic Martyrs. Eulampius was arrested by the Roman authorities during an attempt to buy supplies for Christians who were hiding in caves on the outskirts of Nicomedia. After Eulampius was whipped, his sister Eulampia was arrested after she identified herself by emerging from a crowd to embrace and comfort him. Eulampius and Eulampia were executed the next day. . Feastday October 10
Sts. Denis, Rusticus, and Eleutherius - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
Sts. Denis, Rusticus, and Eleutherius - The first mention we have of these three martyrs who died around 258 A.D. comes in the sixth century in the writings of Saint Gregory of Tours.Denis (or Dionysius as he is also called) is the most famous of the three. Denis made his base of missionary activity an island in the Seine near the city of Lutetia Parisorium -- what would become Paris. For this reason he is know as the first bishop of Paris and the Apostle of France.Feast day 9th oct
St. Bruno - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
St. Bruno - He was born in Cologne and from the prominent family.He wrote several commentaries on the psalms and on St. Paul's epistles. He founded a Carthusians order. Pope Leo X granted the Carthusians permission to celebrate his feast in 1514, and his name was placed on the Roman calendar in 1623. His feast day is October 6.
St. Petronius - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
Saint Petronius (Italian: San Petronio) (died ca. 450 AD) was Roman Catholic bishop of Bologna during the fifth century. He is a patron saint of the city. Born of a noble Roman family, he became a convert to Christianity and subsequently a priest. As bishop of Bologna, he built the Church of Santo Stefano. Feastday October 4
St. Peter of Damascus - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
St. Peter of Damascus, Roman Catholic Priest and Martyr. The bishop of Damascus, Syria, at the time of the Islamic conquest of the region. He was seized by the Muslims for preaching against Muhammad and condemned to death. His captors tortured, blinded, crucified, and finally beheaded him. Feastday October 4
St. Ewald & Ewald - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
Sts. Ewald & Ewald, Martyred Northumbrian brothers, one called “the Fair” and one called “the Dark ,” companions of St. Willibrord. From Northumbria, they were educated in Ireland. These priests of the Benedictine Order went with Willibrord to Frisia, Netherlands. They were martyred together at Aplerbeke, near Dortmund, Germany, by local pagans. Feastday, October 3
St. Remigius - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
St. Remigius, Remy or Remi, was Bishop of Reims and Apostle of the Franks, (c. 437 – January 13, 533). On 24 December 496 he baptised Clovis I, King of the Franks. This baptism, leading to the conversion of the entire Frankish people to Nicene Christianity, was a momentous success for the Catholic Church and a seminal event in European history. Feastday, October 1
Bl. Thiemo - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
Bl. Thiemo, Benedictine bishop and martyr. Journeying to Palestine to aid the crusading movement, he was captured by the Muslims and imprisoned at Ascalon (modern Israel). Tortured for a long time, he was finally killed for refusing to abjure the faith. Feastday, September 28
St. Neol - Saints & Angels - Catholic Online
St. Noel was born in France. He joined the Jesuits in 1630 and in 1643 was sent as a missionary to the Huron Indians in New France. He became assistant to Father Charles Garnier at the Indian village of Etarita in 1649 and was murdered on December 8 by an apostate Indian while returning from a visit to neighboring Ste. Marie. He is one of the martyrs of North America. His feast day is September 26th.