Saints John de Brébeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests and Martyrs, & Companions, Martyrs

V0032209 Martyrdom of Father Isaac Jogues S.J. Engraving by A. Malaer Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images images@wellcome.ac.uk http://wellcomeimages.org Martyrdom of Father Isaac Jogues S.J. Engraving by A. Malaer after A. van Diepenbeck. Published: - Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Ministry in a culture that is hostile to the faith seems to be a theme of every age and place.  It takes different forms in different places and times, but there is always some hostility to the faith that needs to be fought.  We certainly see this in our own day, when the mere mention of the… Continue reading Saints John de Brébeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests and Martyrs, & Companions, Martyrs

Saints John de Brébeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests, and Companions, Martyrs/Make a Difference Day

Today’s readings St. Isaac and St. John were among eight missionaries who worked among the Huron and Iroquois Indians in the New World in the seventeenth century. They were devoted to their work and were accomplishing many conversions. The conversions, though, were not welcomed by the tribes, and eventually St. Isaac was captured and imprisoned… Continue reading Saints John de Brébeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests, and Companions, Martyrs/Make a Difference Day

St. Isaac Jogues, St. John de Brébeuf & Companions, Martyrs

St. Isaac and St. John were among eight missionaries who worked among the Huron and Iroquois Indians in the New World in the seventeenth century. They were devoted to their work and were accomplishing many conversions. The conversions, though, were not welcomed by the tribes, and eventually St. Isaac was captured and imprisoned by the… Continue reading St. Isaac Jogues, St. John de Brébeuf & Companions, Martyrs

Ss. Isaac Jogues, John de Brébeuf and Companions, Martyrs

St. Isaac and St. John were among eight missionaries who worked among the Huron and Iroquois Indians in the New World in the seventeenth century. They were devoted to their work and were accomplishing many conversions. The conversions, though, were not welcomed by the tribes, and eventually St. Isaac was captured and imprisoned by the… Continue reading Ss. Isaac Jogues, John de Brébeuf and Companions, Martyrs

Ss. Isaac Jogues, John de Brébeuf and Companions, Martyrs

St. Isaac and St. John were among eight missionaries who worked among the Huron and Iroquois Indians in the New World in the seventeenth century. They were devoted to their work and were accomplishing many conversions. The conversions, though, were not welcomed by the tribes, and eventually St. Isaac was captured and imprisoned by the… Continue reading Ss. Isaac Jogues, John de Brébeuf and Companions, Martyrs

Ss. Isaac Jogues, John de Brébeuf and Companions, Martyrs

Today’s readings Mass for the school children. When I was your age, I used to like watching movies about the “wild west,” and playing cowboys and Indians.  It was fun to think about our history in those days and to re-enact what we thought it must have been like.  But the truth is, the history… Continue reading Ss. Isaac Jogues, John de Brébeuf and Companions, Martyrs

St. Isaac Jogues, John de Brébeuf and Companions, Martyrs

Today’s readings St. Isaac and St. John were among eight missionaries who worked among the Huron and Iroquois Indians in the New World in the seventeenth century. They were devoted to their work and were accomplishing many conversions. The conversions, though, were not welcomed by the tribes, and eventually St. Isaac was captured and imprisoned… Continue reading St. Isaac Jogues, John de Brébeuf and Companions, Martyrs

St. Isaac Jogues, John de Brébeuf and Companions, Martyrs

Today’s readings St. Isaac and St. John were among eight missionaries who worked among the Huron and Iroquois Indians in the New World in the seventeenth century. They were devoted to their work and were accomplishing many conversions. The conversions, though, were not welcomed by the tribes, and eventually St. Isaac was captured and imprisoned… Continue reading St. Isaac Jogues, John de Brébeuf and Companions, Martyrs