Articles for martyrs

Blessed Daughters of Charity, Martyrs of Arras, and Bl. Marguerite Rutan, D.C.

June 26 is the feast day of five Daughters of Charity who were guillotined by the French revolutionary government.

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

Videos narrated in English and Mandarin on the life of St. Francis Regis Clet.

Martyrs of the French Revolution of the Congregation of the Mission

This extensive testament to the Vincentian martyrs of the French revolution is presented for your edification. Thomas Davitt, C.M., made a presentation on three of the martyrs to the International Formation Center (CIF) and we have added material that was prepared...

Sr. Louise Lears, SC visits El Salvador martyr site

Sr. Louise Lears doesn't know what she will experience in El Salvador — but she knows it will change her. She is part of a group of US women religious who look back on El Salvador martyrs, ahead to delegation to mark 35th anniversary Lears and 116 others are spending...
The four who remained behind

The four who remained behind

There were four Sisters who remained behind to work in the House of Charity during the French Revolution. They paid with their lives. They represent an earlier version of a story celebrated in the powerful  film "Of Gods and Men" and the 7 Trappist monks who stayed...

Vincent and Louise on varieties of martyrdom

Vincent and Louise on varieties of martyrdom

FamVin is happy to present this translation into English of an article on martyrdom  by  Corpus Juan Delgado, CM. It looks at the concept of martyrdom as it appears in the writings of Vincent de Paul and Louise de Marillac.  The concept is examined from the...

Pope: imitate martyrs, don’t be “painted” Christians

Pope “Surrounded by modern martyrs”

RomeReports  - "During the Angelus, Pope Francis talked about modern day martyrs. He explained that just like John the Baptist, defended truth before the powerful, Christians too need to speak out and do the same. He specifically called on young people to not be...

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