Georgia Martyrs

By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9819-9/13/18

A Message from the Bishop 


Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,


Peace and all good things!


By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9819-9/13/18

Un Mensaje del Obispo


Queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo,


¡Paz y Bien!


By: Barbara D. King
Originally Appeared in : 9810-5/10/18

The Pentecost collection for the Catholic Communication Campaign, started in 1979, is the only national collection to designate 50 per cent of its proceeds to stay in the local diocese and 50 per cent to communications efforts of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.


This year, the Diocese of Savannah share will go towards costs associated with promoting the Cause for Beatification of the Georgia Martyrs.


By: Barbara D. King
Originally Appeared in : 9805-3/1/18

A new website telling the story of the Georgia Martyrs is online.


The site, , went live February 13.


Besides presenting the Cause for the Beatification of the Georgia Martyrs, the site features a prayer for the Cause, a link to report favors received through the intercession of the martyrs, a link to Join the Cause, and Children’s Resources.   

By: Barbara D. King
Originally Appeared in : 9723-11/9/17

Emotion briefly overcame Father Charles Byrd during his homily commemorating the 420th anniversary of the martyrdom of Friar Pedro de Corpa and his four companions on October 24.


Standing on the spot on St. Catherines Island where two of the friars were murdered, the pastor of Our Lady of the Mountains Parish in Jasper, Georgia, said that a sixth friar who witnessed the tragedy refused to send word to the King of Spain of what he saw.


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