Daily Archives: 4 May 2021

4 May: Feast of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales

Today is the Feast of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales.    There are, however, I believe really 284 beatified and canonized martyrs from the time of the Reformation in England. The monstrous Henry VIII began to execute those … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 147

Photo by Bree Dail.

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4 May – St Monica: intercessor for children fallen away from the Faith

In the older, traditional Roman calendar today is the feast of the mother of St. Augustine, St. Monnica, widow.  She died in Ostia (Rome’s port) in 387, when she and her family were heading back to North Africa after Augustine’s … Read More

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