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The challenge of obedience…

15 Jun

Would we be so bold in our faith?

I just finished watching the episode of “The Tudors” where St. Thomas More was beheaded for stubbornly refusing to accept the sovereignty of Henry over the Church. Prior to his death, Cardinal John Fisher was likewise executed for his refusal to yield to the king’s demands. These scenes of brave men giving their own lives for their belief in the Church caused me to reflect on the lives of the saints and martyrs. Continue reading