Blessed Louis-Joseph François, Blessed Jean-Henri Gruyer, Blessed Pierre-René Rogue, Blessed Jean-Charles Caron, and Blessed Nicolas Colin were martyred along with many others during the French Revolution on September 2 and 3, 1792 after they refused to take an oath that would have placed them under the authority of the state.
Take a moment to watch this 2-minute video on Immingration and the DREAM Act produced by the Ladies of Charity USA Advocacy.
An intense hatred for the Catholic Church prevailed in Ethiopia during the lifetime of Blessed Ghèbre-Michael.
Maybe it is true… “the more things change, the more they stay the same”! But the Gospel continues to challenge us.
“But anything you do to ‘gather together all your sisters and brothers from all the nations,’ brings with it entrance into the Kingdom of God.”
Vincent and Louise, Frederick, and indeed all the great figures of our Vincentian heritage, were not afraid to ask what has become known as the Vincentian question, “What must be done?”