A Book of Martyrs

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Devotions to the Martyrs of England, Scotland and Wales

Author: Hogan, John S. Year: 2017
Publisher: Catholic Truth Society UK Pages: 88
Binding: A6 Paperback
Code: D814
Dimension: 105 x 148

Veneration of martyrs is one of the earliest devotions in the Church. For centuries Christians looked upon the martyrs as the great heroes of the faith, offering the supreme testimony to Christ and the Gospel by laying down their lives rather than renounce their Christian faith.

A Book of Martyrs is intended to remind the faithful of some of these powerful men and women who lived and suffered in the British Isles. Among the many Saints and Blesseds of England, Scotland and Wales are extraordinary figures who – through our devotion – provide us today with many wonderful gifts, such as wisdom, strength and comfort.

  • Contains prayers to the Pre-Reformation Martyrs such as Thomas a Becket and St Alban and the Reformation Martyrs of the Isles such as St Edmund Campion, SS John Fisher and Thomas More, Margaret Clitherow and many more. 
  • Contains prayers for specific intentions, for example: prayer for good conscience, prayers of forgiveness, prayers for the dying, prayers for married couples and family, and others. 
  • Also contains biographical information on the saints and blesseds mentioned.