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The Martyrs of Široki Brijeg

  7 February 2020 was no ordinary day in Široki Brijeg, Bosnia Herzegovina. The Franciscan friars and townspeople gathered at the Church of the Assumption to commemorate one of the most atrocious massacres in the history of Bosnia Herzegovina. Seventy-five years had passed since thirty monks were slaughtered there on 7 February 1945. Inside the […]

Saturday 22 June

ST JOHN FISHER AND ST THOMAS MORE, MARTYRS 2 Corinthians 12:1-10; Psalm 34; Matthew 6:24-34 God’s providence The two English martyrs, Saints John Fisher and Thomas More, both put their commitment to their faith ahead of the preservation of their lives. They died because they rejected the desires of King Henry Vlll for them to […]