St. Thomas Dien

Martyrs of Vietnam

Martyrs of Vietnam

Native of Vietnam. Martyred before he could complete his seminary studies. Flogged. Strangled to death.

More information on St. Thomas Dien

St. Thomas Dien – Catholic Online
Martyrs of Vietnam – Catholic Online

Roman Catholicism in Vietnam – Wikipedia

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St. Candida

4th c. Virgin of Carthage. Martyred in the persecutions of Emperor Maximian. One of many St. Candidas.

There are many saints of which there is very little known about their lives other than a few facts of their martyrdom or piety. And yet as saints one of the sure things they can show us is that their apparent insignificance here on earth compares as nothing to their reward in heaven.

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Our Sunday Visitor’s encyclopedia of saints

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St. Maria de Cerevellon

Saint Maria de Cervellon

Saint Maria de Cervellon

St. Maria de Cerevellon – 13th c. Founded the Mercedarians. Helped Christian slaves of the Moors. Patroness of sailors.

More information about St. Maria de Cerevellon:

St. Maria de Cerevellon on Wikipedia
Order of Mercy website

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St. Edith of Wilton

St. Edith of Wilton in stained glass

St. Edith of Wilton

10th c. Daughter of King Edgar of England. Became a nun at 15. Built St. Denis Church at Wilton.

 More information about St. Edith of Wilton:

St. Edith of Wilton – Wikipedia
Time Travel Britain
Wilton Abbey – Wikipedia

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Sts. Emilas & Jeremiah

Coat of Arms - Cordoba, Spain

Coat of Arms - Cordoba, Spain

9th c. Martyrs of Cordoba, Spain. Beheaded under Caliph Abd-al-Rahman II . Emilas was a deacon.

More information on Sts. Emilas & Jeremiah and the Martyrs of Cordoba:

Martyrs of Cordoba – Wikipedia

The Blessing of Cordoba by St. Eulogius

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St. Maternus

Saint Maternus

St. Maternus – 4th c. Bishop. Worked against the Donatist heresy. Legend has him as a resurrected disciple of St. Peter.

More information on St. Maternus:

St. Maternus on Wikipedia
Stained glass in the Cologne Cathedral 
Butler’s Lives of the Saints via Google Books

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St. Maurilius

5th c. Italian. Bishop. Disciple of St. Martin of Tours. Missionary. Many miracles are attributed to him.

More information on St. Maurilius:

Saints & Angels – Catholic Online – Lives of the Saints

Butler’s Lives of the Saints via Google Books

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