Saint John Fisher: Catholic Hero Amid Softness

Saint John Fisher was a martyr, cardinal and bishop of Rochester, England. Henry VIII ordered him beheaded out of hatred for both the Catholic faith and the primacy of the Roman Pontiff in the sixteenth century. He was entirely isolated … Continue reading

“My Soul Is Heavy Even to Death”

The following is an excerpt of Mary Bassett’s 1557 translation of Saint Thomas More’s History of the Passion which he wrote in Latin during his imprisonment in the Tower in 1534-35. For the blessed and tender heart of our most … Continue reading