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, www.thegeorgiamartyrs.org , 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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