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.
Josephine endured unimaginable suffering in her early life, but became a shining example of forgiveness.
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.
Michael is a great saint when we think about the battles we have against sin.
Padre Pio led a remarkable and extraordinary life. Find out more here.
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.
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.