Why Father Jacques Hamel's legacy belongs to the whole Church…

Posted July 27, 2017 5:28 pm by Editor

Why Father Jacques Hamel's legacy belongs to the whole Church…

Wednesday marked the first anniversary of the slaying of Father Jacques Hamel in Normandy, France, on July 26, 2016. Today Hamel is a candidate for sainthood, and there are several powerful reasons why his legacy is important – among them, he’s a reminder that old-school martyrdom still occurs in the here-and-now, and that even the simplest believers are capable of great heroism when push comes to shove…

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