St. Martyrs of Gorkum

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 07/09

    Nineteen martyrs hanged by Calvinists on 9 July 1572 at Gorkum, Holland for loyalty to the Pope and for their belief in the Real Presence in the Eucharist. They include:

        * Adrian Beanus
        * Adrian van Hilvarenbeek
        * Andrew Wouters
        * Antony van Hoornaer
        * Antony van Weert
        * Antony van Willehad
        * Cornelius van Wyk
        * Godfrey of Duynen
        * Godfrey of Merville
        * James Lacops
        * Jerome of Weden
        * John of Cologne
        * John of Osterwick
        * John van Hoornaer
        * Leonard Vechel
        * Nicholas Janssen Poppel
        * Nicholas Pieck
        * Peter of Assche
        * Theodore van der Eem

All information used with permission of the Patron Saint Index.


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