St. Blanca / St. Blanche / St. Gwen Teirborn of Brittan: Widowed martyr sometimes called Blanche, Wenn, or Candida. She was the daughter of a Chieftain, Brychan or Brecknock. Saxon pagans martyred Gwen at Talgrarth. Wife of Saint Fragan, wen is invoked for women's fertility.
DescriptionSaint Abanoub or Abanoub Al-Nahisy, is a 4th-century Christian saint and martyr from Egypt. His name means Father of Gold in Coptic. He was born in Nehisa in the Nile Delta to Christian parents. Abanoub was 12 years old when he was killed and beheaded, after being tortured for refusing to leave Christianity ابانوب Abanob
Blessed Martyrs of Ukraine
On Saturday, December 17, 2016, Sr. Elizaveta, OSBM from the Sisters of St. Basil in Ukraine visited Saint Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral and spoke about the blessed Martyrs of the 20th century of Ukraine. On June 27, 2001, Pope John Paul II beatified twenty-eight Ukrainian martyrs: bishops, priests, nuns, and one layman who suffered and died
Tortured and killed by the Croatian Ustashas Hieromartyr Rafailo (Momcilović) (also Raphael; Serbian: Свети свептеномученик Рафаило Шишатовачки) was a Serbian who was the igumen and iconographer of the Šišatovac Monastery during World War II and was martyred, in 1941, for his Orthodox faith.
Portraits of Saints on Instagram: “Happy Feast Day The 40 Martyrs of England and Wales are a group of #Catholic men and women executed for treason and related offenses…”
973 Likes, 12 Comments - Portraits of Saints (@portraitsofsaints) on Instagram: “Happy Feast Day The 40 Martyrs of England and Wales are a group of #Catholic men and women executed…”
Pope: ‘Saints risk everything to put the Gospel into practice’ - Vatican News
Pope Francis on Sunday declared Pope Paul VI and murdered Salvadoran bishop Oscar Romero Saints. The canonization Mass, during which five other ...