When we think of martyrs, we think of people from many years ago standing up for their faith against tyrannical regimes confined to the annals of history.
Saint Olga’s story shows the depths and heights of human morality. Every person is capable of both great evil and great love and Olga shows both of these at their most extreme.
Margaret is an English martyr who bravely defended her faith against a culture and society hostile to it.
St Lawrence, deacon, lover of the poor, heroic martyr. A man of immense bravery and strength in life and up to the point of death.
St. Maurice is famous as he is the first dated African saint.
St Cuthbert is a fantastic saint from our own country whose incredible life both serves as an inspiration and challenge to us today!
Patrick transformed a nation through his witness to the faith. A good example for all of us!
That people were so filled with God’s love that they’d rather die than give up the faith they’d gained speaks volumes about its value.
Vladimir in many ways embodied the classic idea of a pagan warlord. He was a brutal and violent conqueror.
Morwenna is a great example of determination and care for others.
Margaret’s life is a challenge to us to never be ashamed of our faith and always stand up for it, despite what others may think.
A saint for our times, Moses used to be a violent man of revenge, but turned to a path of non-violence.
Despite opposition from those who benefited from a corrupt system, Richard is proof that through honest, loving dedication to God, we can overcome any injustice.
Saint Nectan serves as an inspiration of how even if you physically lack everything, if you have a relationship with God you have everything.