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The Carmelite Martyrs of Compiegne

Today marks the 220th anniversary of the martyrdom of sixteen French Carmelite Sisters who were executed because they would not renounce the Catholic Church during the French Revolution. They remain powerful witnesses and models of  heroic virtue and faith as … Continue reading

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Ten Dates Every Catholic Should Know – Part 9

“We firmly believe that God is master of the world and of its history. But the ways of His providence are often unknown to us. Only at the end, when our partial knowledge ceases, when we see God ‘face to … Continue reading

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Remembering the Martyrs of Compiegne

Also posted at Catholic Insight During the period between 1789 to 1799, France was deep in the throes of revolution with forces of change advocating for democratic reforms. With the downfall of the monarchy in 1792, the Committee of Public … Continue reading

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