Join Gloria’s Christmas Campaign. Donate now!
03:48:10

Blessed Edmund Campion by Louise Imogen GUINEY read by Various | Full Audio Book

Librivox (c. 1540-1581) Persecution in England after the Reformation called forth many Catholic martyrs. Most heroic of those who died under Queen Elizabeth I was Edmund Campion, called by his …More
Librivox (c. 1540-1581) Persecution in England after the Reformation called forth many Catholic martyrs. Most heroic of those who died under Queen Elizabeth I was Edmund Campion, called by his enemies “the seditious Jesuit”.
Edmund’s father was a London bookseller. The parents had left the Catholic Church when Queen Elizabeth re-established Anglicanism, so Edmund became Protestant. The brilliance of his mind was evident from childhood. As a boy he had been selected to give a speech of welcome to Queen Mary Tudor in 1553. Thirteen years later he was chosen to give an oration of welcome to Queen Elizabeth when she visited Oxford. Leading figures, including Queen Elizabeth, were interested in the potentialities of this young Oxford scholar. William Cecil, Elizabeth’s counselor, did not hesitate to call him “a diamond of England.” A born leader, Campion was the most notable figure of his day at the University. He exercised there a magnetic influence comparable to that of John Henry …
More
Sepp Benedikt likes this.
Sepp Benedikt likes this.
Bl Edmund ora pro nobis
Irapuato likes this.
perceo3 likes this.
Saints of the Day:

catholicsaints.info/saint-agericus-of-verdun/
catholicsaints.info/saint-agnofleta/
catholicsaints.info/saint-alexander-briant/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-alphons…
catholicsaints.info/saint-ambon-of-rome/
catholicsaints.info/saint-ananias-of-arbela/
catholicsaints.info/saint-ansanus-the-baptizer/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-antony-bonfadini/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-bruna-pellesi/
catholicsaints.info/saint-candida/
catholicsaints.info/saint-candres-of-maastricht/
catholicsaints.info/saint-cassian-o…
catholicsaints.info/saint-castritian-of-milan/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-charles-de-foucauld/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-christian-of-perugia/
catholicsaints.info/saint-constantine-of-javron/
catholicsaints.info/saint-declan/
catholicsaints.info/saint-didorus/
catholicsaints.info/saint-domnolus-of-le-mans/
catholicsaints.info/saint-edmund-campion/
catholicsaints.info/saint-eligius/
catholicsaints.info/saint-evasius-of-asti/
catholicsaints.info/saint-filatus-of-rome/
catholicsaints.info/saint-florence-of-poitiers/
catholicsaints.info/saint-florentius/
catholicsaints.info/saint-grwst/
catholicsaints.info/saint-jabinus-of-rome/ and Companions
catholicsaints.info/blessed-john-beche/

catholicsaints.info/blessed-kazimie…
catholicsaints.info/saint-latinus-of-rome/
catholicsaints.info/saint-leontius-of-frejus/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-liduina-meneguzzi/
catholicsaints.info/saint-lucius-1-december/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-maria-c…
catholicsaints.info/saint-marianus/
catholicsaints.info/saint-marina-of-rome/
catholicsaints.info/saint-martinus/
catholicsaints.info/nahum-the-prophet/
catholicsaints.info/saint-natalia-of-nicomedia/
catholicsaints.info/saint-olympiades/
catholicsaints.info/saint-proculus-of-narni/
catholicsaints.info/saint-ralph-sherwin/
catholicsaints.info/saint-resignatus-of-maastricht/
catholicsaints.info/blessed-richard-langley/
catholicsaints.info/saint-rogatus-of-rome/
catholicsaints.info/saint-simon-of-cyrene/
catholicsaints.info/saint-superatus-of-rome/
catholicsaints.info/saint-ursicinus-of-brescia/

catholicsaints.info/martyrs-of-oxford-university/

Anthony the Younger
Arnold of Cologne
Blanche of Castile
Giovanni Gueruli da Verucchio
Girolamo de Pratis