The Feast of All Saints 2017: The Martyrs

Posted November 8, 2017 6:13 am by Gregory DiPippo

The Feast of All Saints 2017: The Martyrs

From the Roman Breviary of 1529, the continuation of the sermon for the feast of All Saints. After the Apostles) is added the triumphal title of the Martyrs, who through diverse sorts of torments imitated the passion of Christ, offering no provocation in their minds or hearts. Some were killed with the sword, some burnt, some beaten, some pierced with bolts, some crucified, … it is they that celebrate the triumph, and are the friends of God, who, defying the orders of criminal rulers, are now crowned, and receive the reward of their labors, because they were founded upon the

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