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 Edmund Campion, Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and English Martyr. He refused to apostatize when offered rich inducements to do so, was tortured and then hanged, drawn, and quartered at Tyburn. Catholic Priest, Catholic Saints, Roman Catholic, Let Us Pray, Pray For Us, Visit Oxford, Catholic Blogs, St Johns College, Saint Quotes

St Edmund Campion | ICN

Jesuit priest and martyr. Born around 1540, Edmund Campion was the son of a London bookseller and educated at Christ's hospital. He won a scholarship to St John's College Oxford in 1557, where he was a brilliant and popular student. When Queen Elizabeth I visited Oxford in 1566 he was c...

 The gentle saint was born to a wealthy family in 895 near Fosse, in France. From his youth, he had a reputation for being very f. St Gerard, Courtier, Catholic News, St Francis, Holy Spirit, Count, Saints, Hunting, Creatures

St Gerard of Brogne | ICN

Benedictine abbot. The gentle saint was born to a wealthy family in 895 near Fosse, in France. From his youth, he had a reputation for being very friendly and kind. For a time he was a soldier and courtier of the Count of Namur. One day after a hunting trip with friends the group return...

St Therese of the Child Jesus. I'll see you in Lisieux Patron Saints, Catholic Saints, Roman Catholic, Sainte Therese De Lisieux, Ste Therese, San Rafael, Catholic Quotes, Santa Teresa, Powerful Women

St Therese of Lisieux | ICN

Carmelite nun. Patron of the missions. St Therese was born in 1873 in Alencon in France. When she was 15 she told her father she was so devoted to God she wanted to become a nun. The Carmelites and her bishop thought she was too young, but she persisted and eventually got her way....

Europe's oldest book: British Library raises to buy ancient gospel which survived pillaging Vikings and lay in a saint's coffin for centuries Kingdom Of Northumbria, Becoming A Monk, Historical Fiction Authors, Medieval, St Johns College, Durham Cathedral, St Cuthbert, Northern England, Anglo Saxon

St Cuthbert | ICN

Monk and bishop of Lindisfarne. Born in Northumberland in 634, Bede tells us that as a boy tending sheep on the hills above Leader Water, St Cuthbert had a vision in which he saw angels carrying the soul of Aidan to heaven. Later he became a monk under St Eata at Melrose. For many year...

I have an icon of St Francis, written for me (and with some input from myself!) by Fr Dobromir my iconographer friend. Here the saint is pictured v. Feast Of St Francis, Francis Of Assisi, Reflection, Saints, Father, Baseball Cards, Writing, Pictures, Pai

Reflection: Fr Robin Gibbons on Feast of St Francis of Assisi | ICN

I have an icon of St Francis, written for me (and with some input from myself!) by Fr Dobromir my iconographer friend. Here the saint is pictured very much as some of the earliest paintings portrayed him (possibly from life), his love of creation and animals is shown especially in his C...

“ St Jerome in his Study Domenico Ghirlandaio (Italian, Fresco. The St Jerome fresco rivalled the St Augustine which Botticelli had painted there a. St Jerome, Italian Renaissance Art, Renaissance Kunst, Medieval Art, High Renaissance, Patron Saints, Catholic Saints, Fresco, Tempera

St Jerome | ICN

Monk and doctor of the Church. St Jerome is considered to be one of the greatest Biblical scholars. Born of Christian parents, at Strido in Dalmatia around 348, after being educated at his local school he went to Rome to study rhetoric for eight years. He then set up a community of asce...

The Black Madonna of Częstochowa, also known as Our Lady of Częstochowa, is a revered icon of the Virgin Mary housed at the Jasna Góra Monastery in Częstochowa, Poland. Blessed Mother Mary, Blessed Virgin Mary, Religious Icons, Religious Art, Luke The Evangelist, Our Lady Of Czestochowa, La Madone, Black Art Painting, Black Jesus

Pope sends message to Poland for Feast of Our Lady of Czestochowa | ICN

Pope Francis sent a video message to pilgrims participating in celebrations for the Feast of Our Lady of Czestochowa on Saturday at her shrine in the central Polish city.This year marks the 300th anniversary of the coronation of the Black Madonna, as the icon of Our Lady which is...

Saint Of The Day-St Ninian-aug century British bishop and apostle in Whithorn and Galloway Catholic News, Roman Catholic, Picts, Christian, Stones, British, English, Number, Catholic

Bl Dominic Barberi and St Ninian | ICN

Blessed Dominic BarberiDominic Barberi, was born in Viterbo, Italy on June 22, 1792. At 22 years of age, after repeated heavenly inspirations, God called him to the religious life and ministry. He left farming work, abandoned all other plans for his fut...

Franciscan priest and martyr. He is a patron saint of journalists, drug addicts… Catholic News, Catholic Priest, Catholic Saints, Patron Saints, Maximillian Kolbe, St Maximilian, Political Prisoners, Pro Life, My Hero

St Maximilian Kolbe | ICN

Franciscan priest and martyr. He is a patron saint of journalists, drug addicts, political prisoners, families, prisoners, and the pro-life movement. Maximilian was born near Lodz in Poland, in 1894, while the country was under Russian rule. His parents were Franciscan tertiaries. He j...

I was bracing myself for the final episode of Broken on last night. But Jimmy McGovern’s pitch perfect writing and Sean Bean. Free Full Episodes, Sean Bean, Northern England, Catholic Priest, Tv Series Online, Movies Online, Bbc One, Drama Series, Drama Film

Broken - Flawless depiction of a good priest | ICN

I was bracing myself for the final episode of Broken on BBC1 last night. But Jimmy McGovern's pitch perfect writing and Sean Bean's hypnotic, understated performance as Fr Michael Kerrigan did not disappoint. This drama portrays one of those many good priests, who has really taken to he...

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St Sunniva | ICN

A 10th century Irish princess and nun. According to legend, she set sail from Ireland with several companions in search of a haven in which to live lives consecrated to Christ. The group reached an uninhabited island called Seije off the west coast of Norway and settled there in caves,...

New film on Jean Vanier’s L’Arche movement + trailer Losing You, Documentary, Explore, History, Film, News, Summer, Movie, Movies

New film on Jean Vanier’s L’Arche movement + trailer | ICN

A new documentary out next month explores the history of the L’Arche movement. Summer in the Forest, follows Philippe, Michel, Andre and Patrick, who were once locked away and forgotten in violent asylums, until the 1960s, when the young philosopher Jean Vanier took a stand and secure...

Urgent appeal for children's nutrition project The St, Kids Nutrition, Kenya, Advent, Charity, Nursery, Community, Children, Projects

Urgent appeal for children's nutrition project | ICN

A children's nutrition project run by the St Paul's Missionary Community in northeast Kenya is in urgent need of funds.For the last few years, the UK-based New Ways charity, has organised an Advent Ball to raise £50,000 to run the first six months of the nursery programme which ...

 - The Nobel Peace Prize At the age of thirty-five, Martin Luther King, Jr., was the youngest man to have received the Nobel Peace Prize. Martin Luther King, Civil Rights Leaders, Civil Rights Movement, Celebridades Fashion, Nobel Peace Prize, Nobel Prize, People Of Interest, I Have A Dream, Dream Big

Cardinal DiNardo: Society needs artisans of peace following example of Martin Luther King Jr | ICN

The president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, has issued the following statement for Martin Luther King Jr Day on January 21:"Today more than ever, our societies need 'artisans of peace' who can be messengers and au...

US Catholic school faces outcry after students mock Native American veteran Catholic High, Catholic School, Native American Men, Baseball Caps, High School Students, Drums, Nativity, Donald Trump, Face

US Catholic school faces outcry after students mock Native American veteran | ICN

A disturbing new video on Youtube yesterday shows a mob of Catholic high school students in Donald Trump 'Make America Great Again' baseball caps surrounding an elderly Native American man, Nathan Philips, chanting "build the wall," and mocking him as he peacefully drums and chants....

London: Protesters tell Trump 'build bridges not walls' Mr Trump, Donald Trump, All Souls Church, Trump Building, Houses Of Parliament, Presidents, Cities, The Outsiders, Friday

London: Protesters tell Trump 'build bridges not walls' | ICN

Thousands have taken to the streets of cities around the UK, to protest against the visit of President Donald Trump.In London on Friday, 13 July, an estimated 250,000 people of all ages, faiths and races, gathered outside the Houses of Parliament and All Soul's church in Langham ...