On October 1, 2000, Pope Saint John Paul II canonized 120 martyrs of China. These men, women, and children were priests, religious, catechists, converts, orphans, mothers, and fathers. For some of them, we don’t know much more than they held firm in the face of persecution. Here we will share a glimpse into the lives … More Get to know the Chinese Martyrs
April 28, 1821 – March 1, 1856 Orphaned as a child, widowed after 2 years of marriage, locked up in a cage for being a catechist, Saint Agnes Cao couldn’t deny the hardships of life. Neither could she allow those hardships to shake her faith in the Risen Christ. Cao Guiying was born on April … More 曹桂英 Saint Agnes Cao Guiying (1821-1856)
From his prison cell in Guizhou, Peter wrote to his wife in 1814: “Be loyal to the Lord, and accept his will.” It had been 18 years since Peter had made his own commitment to the Lord, throwing away the idols he had in his home and deciding to follow the one, true God. Imprisonment … More 吴国盛 Saint Peter Wu Guosheng（1768-1814)
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