Category Archives: Martyrs

Padre Miguel Agustin Pro

Today, November 23, is the Memorial of the passing of Padre Miguel Agustin Pro into Eternal Life at the orders of President Plutarco Elias Calles. The firing squad bungled their job, and a soldier shot Padre Pro in the head … Continue reading

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Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel was once asked do you believe in God, he replied “I don’t know, but I pray to him three times a day.” Considering what he had experienced, I think he was still a person of faith. But that … Continue reading

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Charles Lwanga and Companions

Today is the memorial for Saint Charles Lwanga and Companions, among whom were also some Anglicans.  Father Robert Barron first made me aware of St. Charlie in a segment of his Catholicism DVD series. Being of European extraction, I recall … Continue reading

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