Thursday, July 8, 2021

Saints of the Day for Friday


09 July

St Augustine Zhao Rong and companions, Martyrs

Diocesan priest Augustin Zhao Rong (1746-1815) is one of 120 people martyred in China between 1648 and 1930. The 87 Chinese include children and parents, catechists and seminarians, and four priests. The 33 Europeans were missionary bishops, priests and religious. Noted for their steadfast faith before cruel persecutions.

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