Francis Regis Clet

July 9: St. Francis Regis Clet

The following presentation is from a Homily of Superior General Robert P. Maloney, C.M. at the Prayer Vigil for the Canonization of Francis Regis Clet. Rome, 30 September 2000.

Saint Francis Régis Clet: The Missionary Who Was Strangled Three Times

Among the Missionaries of the Congregation of the Mission, there is a martyr who cried tears of joy when he was sent to China and when he was imprisoned there.

St. Francis Regis Clet as Seen in his Letters

Thomas Devitt, CM, presents excerpts from St. Francis Regis Clet’s letters from the period between 1812 and his execution in 1820.

July 9: St. Francis Regis Clet, C.M.

The author Thomas Davitt, C.M. suggests that although biographers and illustrators have tended to place all the emphasis on his martyrdom, Francis Clet was, before anything else, a confrere.