Monday, July 8, 2019

Martyrs from Holland; killed by those friendly Protestant Calvinists

Martyrs of Gorkum
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A group of nineteen martyrs put to death with great cruelty by Protestant Calvinists in Gorkum, Holland. There were ten Franciscans, two Premonstratensians, a Dominican, a Canon Regular, four secular priests, and one layman in the group. They were canonized in 1867.

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