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GLORIOUS GIANTS HAVE THEIR DAY

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After 481 years we still look back in awe and wonder at  the heroic and saintly figures of Saint John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester who was beheaded for the Faith on this day 22nd June, 1535, and Saint Thomas More former Lord Chancellor of England who was beheaded for the Faith days later on 6th July, 1535, in the course of the Deformation of the Catholic Church in England by the sex-obsessed, syphilitic plunderer of Monasteries and Churches and big time gambler ,Henry VIII of unhappy memory.

The Lives of the two Saints have filled many books and indeed, Harvard University has published 14,000 pages of Saint Thomas More's Papers. But our humble Blog is not up tp such mighty achievements. Nevertheless, we want you to get some strong flavour of the character and true sanctity of these heroic saints and giants of the Catholic Faith , who remained true to Christ's Church when many either grabbed for money and betrayed the Lord or cowered in fear.




SAINT JOHN FISHER


We could recount the …